Kiyi - NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation

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Kiyi

Coregonus kiyi

Image of a Kiyi

Kiyi lives at depths greater than 250 feet in larger lakes. A vibrant commercial fishery of these deepwater ciscos existed in Lake Ontario in the late 1800s, gradually declined through 1940 and was gone by 1964. Kiyi is now extirpated from NY.

Fish atlas map for Kiyi.