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Throughout the overlooked depths of Lake Michigan and other Great Lakes, a small but important animal is rapidly disappearing.
By DAVID GREENWOOD CONSERVATIONISTS are celebrating the end of a major operation to save rare fish found only in a North Wales lake from the jaws of its arch enemy.
The shortnose cisco (Coregonus reighardi) is a species of freshwater fish in the salmon family (family Salmonidae). The species is resident to the Nearctic ecozone, formerly occurring in Lakes Huron, Michigan, and Ontario in Canada and the United States. The last reported population was restricted to Georgian Bay off Lake Huron in Canada. Reaching a maximum recorded length of 14 in (36 cm) and a maximum recorded weight of 1.2 lb (540 g), the shortnose cisco is distinguished from the other...
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