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Clinostomus elongatus  (Kirtland, 1840)

Redside dace
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Classification / Names Nomi Comuni | Sinonimi | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) > Leuciscinae
Etymology: Clinostomus: Greek, klinein, kline = sloping and bed, due to the four apophyses of sphenoid bone + Greek, stoma = mouth (Ref. 45335).

Ambiente / Clima / Range Ecologia

; acqua dolce demersale.   Temperate, preferred ?; 44°N - 38°N

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

North America: Hudson and upper Susquehanna River drainages in New York and Pennsylvania, USA; Great Lakes (except Lake Superior) and Mississippi River basins from New York in USA and south Ontario in Canada to Minnesota and south to West Virginia and Kentucky in USA.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 12.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 86798); common length : 8.9 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 12193); Età massima riportata: 4 anni (Ref. 12193)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Distinguished from similar species Cinostomus funduloides by having longer, more pointed snout, more slender body, brighter (carmine) red on lower side in adults; smaller (59-75 lateral) scales. Breeding male possess steel blue above, yellow-gold stripe along side, bright red on lower side (Ref. 86798).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Inhabits rocky and sandy pools of headwaters, creeks and small rivers. Largest populations occurs in clear, spring-fed streams (Ref. 86798).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore | Collaboratori

Page, L.M. and B.M. Burr, 2011. A field guide to freshwater fishes of North America north of Mexico. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 663p. (Ref. 86798)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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