Leucichthys

noun Leuc·ich·thys \lüˈkikthə̇s, lüˈsi-\

Definition of Leucichthys

in former classifications

  1. :  a genus of whitefishes comprising the lake herrings and ciscoes Fish formerly classified in this genus are now placed in the genus Coregonus.

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Origin and Etymology of leucichthys

New Latin, from leuc- + -ichthys


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