Leucichthys

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

Definition of Leucichthys

in former classifications
: a genus of whitefishes comprising the lake herrings and ciscoes

Note: Fish formerly classified in this genus are now placed in the genus Coregonus.

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History and Etymology for Leucichthys

New Latin, from leuc- + -ichthys

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“Leucichthys.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Leucichthys. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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