Figures and Graphs for Proposal
Fig. 1.† Biomass of Coregonids in
Bloater, kiyi, and lake herring constitute the majority of
Fig. 2.† From right to left: herring, bloater and kiyi; notice the size of the eye relative to the length of the head.†
Coregonus artedii, C. Hoyi and C. Kiyi are all closely related species but they have important morphological differences that offer clues to their different habits.† Kiyi have the largest eyes and the longest fins, they also live in deeper water than the other two.† Bloaters are especially similar to lake herring but have longer fins and have a more keel like stomach.† Lake herring are the largest of the three and the most abundant.
Fig. 3.† The current and historical rang of C. Kiyi.
Kiyi are a threatened species once abundant throughout the
great lakes.† Today kiyi are only found
in portions of