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megalops, Coregonus Widegren [A. H.] 1863:589, Pl. 11 (fig. 15) [Öfversigt af Kongliga Vetenskaps-Akademiens förhandlingar, Kungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademien. v. 19 (for 1862); ref. 23033] Lake Storsjön, Indalsäven River system, Sweden. Syntypes: NRM. Apparently appeared first in Polyakov 1874:XXX [ref. 19594] not investigated; megalops of Polyakov is treated as a synonym of Coregonus lavaretus (Linnaeus 1758) by Reshetnikov 1998:43 [ref. 23570]. •Valid as Coregonus megalops Widegren 1863 -- (Kottelat 1997:117 [ref. 22952], Bogutskaya & Naseka 2004:139 [ref. 28183], Kottelat & Freyhof 2007:376 [ref. 29996]). Current status: Valid as Coregonus megalops Widegren 1863. Salmonidae: Coregoninae. Distribution: Eastern Europe and western Asia. Habitat: freshwater.