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Gila orcuttii  (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1890)

Arroyo chub
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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: Gila: A river flowing from SW Mejico to south Arizona.

Ambiente / Clima / Range Ecologia

; acqua dolce benthopelagico.   Temperate, preferred ?; 35°N - 32°N

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

North America: Malibu and San Juan creeks, and Los Angeles, San Gabriel, San Luis Rey, Santa Ana, and Santa Margarita River drainages in California, USA. Introduced north to Santa Ynez River and Mojave (Death Valley basin) River drainage in California.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 40.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 86798); Età massima riportata: 4 anni (Ref. 12193)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Raggi dorsali molli (totale): 8; Raggi anali molli: 7. Gila orcuttii can be distinguised by the following characters: lateral line with 48-62 scales; dorsal fin with 8 rays; anal fin with 7 rays; pharyngeal teeth 2,5-4,2; small, slightly subterminal mouth; short, rounded snout; large eye; deep body; deep caudal peduncle; gray-olive above; often a dusky gray stripe along silver side (Ref. 86798).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Inhabits sandy and muddy bottoms of flowing pools and runs of headwaters creeks and small to medium rivers. Often found in intermittent 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)

  Vulnerabile, vedi Lista Rossa IUCN (VU) (B1ab(ii,iii,v)+2ab(ii,iii,v))

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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