Nelma


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Nelma

 

(Stenodus leucichthys nelma), a fish of the family Salmonidae. The nelma, a subspecies of the inconnu, is distributed in the basin of the Arctic Ocean from the Ponoi River to the Mackenzie River. It is a semimigratory or freshwater fish. The nelma is up to 1.3 m long and weighs up to 50 kg. The fish spawns in the fall; fecundity is between 125,000 and 420,000 eggs. The roe develop among rocks. The nelma is a predator, feeding on smelt, least cisco, and the fry of whitefishes. It is a valuable fish and is bred commercially.

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Its closest relative, Stenodus leucichthys nelma, penetrates into the Caspian Sea from the Arctic Ocean basin through the Post-Glacial ponded lakes which are situated between the basins of the Volga and the Kama, on the one hand, and of the Baltic Sea and the Arctic Ocean, on the other (Berg 1948).
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