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Shortnose Cisco

Shortnose Cisco

artwork by Howard Friedman

Coregonus regihardi

Shortnose Cisco once lived in deeper parts of larger lakes like Lake Ontario. Unlike the other members of the genus, it was a spring spawner. The only records of capture from NY are from the 1930s and 1940s. It was last recorded from a catch near Rochester in 1964 and it is regarded as extirpated.

Fish atlas map for Shortnose Cisco.