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The houting Coregonus oxyrinchus(L.)(Salmoniformes: Coregonidae), a globally extinct species from the North Sea basin

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Coregonus oxyrinchus is redescribed and a neotype is designated (BMNH 1862.11.20.1.). It was restricted to south England and the lower parts of the Rivers Rhine, Meuse and Schelde. It is now globally extinct; the last individual was caught in 1940. Coregonus oxyrinchus is distinguished from other coregonids by having 38–46 gill rakers and a long, pointed snout.
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Keywords: North Sea; extinction; houting; taxonomy

Document Type: Regular Paper

Affiliations: 1: Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Müggelseedamm 310, 12587 Berlin, Germany and 2: Zoological Research Institute and Museum A. Koenig, Adenauerallee 160, 53113 Bonn, Germany

Publication date: 2005-09-01

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