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Speoplatyrhinus poulsoni Cooper & Kuehne, 1974

Alabama cavefish
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Classification / Names Populärnamn | synonymer | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Percopsiformes (Trout-perches, pirate perches and cavef) > Amblyopsidae (Cavefishes)
Etymology: Speoplatyrhinus: Greek, speos = cave + Greek, platys = flat + Greek, rhinos = nose; literally : the great flattened nose of the cave (Ref. 45335).

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ekologi

; sötvatten bottenlevande.   Temperate; 35°N - 34°N

Utbredning Länder | FAO områden | Ekosystem | Förekomster | Point map | Utplanteringar | Faunafri

North America: known only from Key Cave in Alabama, USA.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 7.2 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 5723); common length : 4.5 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 12193)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 9-10; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 8 - 9. Long flat head constricted behind snout. White. No eyes. No pelvic fins. No branched fin rays; incised fin membranes. Caudal fin with 4 rows of papillae; 21-22 caudal rays ( all unbranched).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Adults inhabit subterranean water (Ref. 5723). Highly cave-adapted species. Eggs are carried in gill chambers of females (Ref. 205). Threatened by groundwater pollution from agriculture runoff (Ref. 10172).

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

Incubates eggs in gill chamber of females (Ref. 205).

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator | Medarbetare

Page, L.M. and B.M. Burr, 1991. A field guide to freshwater fishes of North America north of Mexico. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston. 432 p. (Ref. 5723)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)

  Critically Endangered (CR) (B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii)); Date assessed: 12 April 2012

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 1.0088   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00389 (0.00180 - 0.00842), b=3.12 (2.94 - 3.30), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  3.3   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliens (Ref. 69278):  Mellan, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 1,4-4,4 år (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (29 of 100) .