Blackfin cisco

It is a dark silvery color, with a dark green to black back, and pink or purple on the sides; the outer half of the fins is black.

The Blackfin cisco lives in the demersal, freshwater, depth range 2 - 160 m environment.

Show IPA Use blackfin cisco in a SentenceSee web results for blackfin ciscoSee images of blackfin cisco–noun a cisco, Coregonus nigripinnis, found in the Great Lakes. Also called blackfin cisco. More

The blackfin cisco (Coregonus nigripinnis) is a member of the whitefish sub-family. This silvery, deep-bodied fish with black fins, large eyes, a blunt snout and a terminal mouth, is one of the largest species of ciscoes. More

Blackfin Cisco - Coregonus nigripinnis = IUCN Status: Extinct IUCN Species Profile Canadian Biodiversity: Species: Species at risk: Blackfin Cisco: Species description, photo and/or distribution map: Blackfin Cisco Coregonus nigripinnis. More

The blackfin cisco is usually characterized by darkly pigmented fins and a deep body. Its body is elongate, distinctly laterally compressed, and deep, with the greatest body depth in front of the dorsal fin. More

Blackfin cisco; Blackfin poacher; Blackfin soapfish; Blackfin tilapia; Blackfin cardinalfish; Blackfin scad; Blackfin jack; Blackfin icefish; Blackfin croaker; Blackfin ghostshark; Blackfin triplefin; Blackfin barracuda; Blackfinned triplespine; Blackfin tuna; Blackfin snapper; Blackfinned clownfish; Total Images More

The blackfin cisco, also known as the jumbo herring, was once found in lakes Huron, Michigan, Ontario, and Superior. It was a silver fish with black fins and a black stripe on its spine. By the 1940's its numbers were greatly reduced due to over fishing. More

Range: The distribution of Blackfin Cisco has been difficult to determine due to questions surrounding its taxonomy. It bears many of the same characteristics as other ciscoes inhabiting the same waterbodies. More

Common names

blackfin cisco in English
Sortfinnet helt in Danish (dansk)
黑鰭白鮭 in Mandarin Chinese
黑鳍白鲑 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Salmoniformes
Family : Salmonidae
Genus : Coregonus
Species : Coregonus nigripinnis
Authority : Milner, 1874