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Gila eremica  DeMarais, 1991

Desert chub
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) > Leuciscinae
Etymology: Gila: A river flowing from SW Mejico to south Arizona;  eremica: Name is Latinized from the Greek, meaning "of the desert", and alludes to the severe desert conditions in the region where this new species occurs. Rainfall in much of the nortwestern Sonora averages less than 150 mm a year.

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; sötvatten bentopelagisk.   Temperate, preferred ?

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North America: headwaters of the Sonora and Matape rivers of northwestern Sonora, México.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.5 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 39604)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 7-8; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 7 - 8. Differs morphometrically from G. purpurea in having on average a shallower caudal peduncle, shorter mean distance from origin of pectoral fin to origin of pelvic fin and longer upper jaw. Differs from G. ditaenia in its shorter caudal peduncle and longer post-orbital mean lengths and an average of 57 vs. 68 scales in the lateral line.

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

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DeMarais, B.D., 1991. Gila eremica, a new cyprinid fish from northwestern Sonora, México. Copeia 1991(1):179-189. (Ref. 39604)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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