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The Freshwater Seals of Lake Baikal, Russia
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Omul  
Sunday, June 29, 2008
The endemicOmul is in the salmon family and comprises a prolific fishery on Lake Baikal, with smoked Omul a popular specialty. The Nerpas do not impact the Omul numbers, as the Omul is quick and hard to catch, and  their main diet is the  shrimp-like golomyanka.
 
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