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Lake Whitefish

Lake Whitefish

Coregonus clupeaformies

Lake Whitefish inhabits cold-water lakes and remains in deeper waters in summer. It is native to seven watersheds where it is found in the largest of the deep lakes in the Great Lakes drainage, in lower elevation lakes of the Adirondacks and in Otsego Lake. It has been introduced into seven additional watersheds.

Fish atlas map for Lake Whitefish.