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Bloater (Coregonus hoyi)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Salmoniformes
Family: Salmonidae
Subfamily: Coregoninae

The freshwater whitefish are fish of the subfamily Coregoninae in the salmon family Salmonidae. Along with the freshwater whitefish, the Salmonidae includes the freshwater and anadromous trout and salmon species (subfamily Salmoninae) as well as graylings (subfamily Thymallinae).

The freshwater whitefish subfamily includes the genera Coregonus, Prosopium and Stenodus.


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