Moxostoma macrolepidotum, Shorthead redhorse : gamefish

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Moxostoma macrolepidotum (Lesueur, 1817)

Shorthead redhorse
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Classification / Names Nombres comunes | Sinónimos | Catalog of Fishes(Género, Especie) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

> Cypriniformes (Carps) > Catostomidae (Suckers) > Catostominae
Etymology: Moxostoma: Greek, myxo = to suckle + Greek, stoma = mouth (Ref. 45335);  macrolepidotum: macrolepidotum, meaning large scaled (Ref. 10294).  More on author: Lesueur.

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

; agua dulce; salobre demersal.   Temperate; 59°N - 33°N

Distribución Países | Áreas FAO | Ecosistemas | Ocurrencias, apariciones | Point map | Introducciones | Faunafri

North America: Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River, Hudson Bay and Mississippi River basins from Quebec to Alberta in Canada and south to northern Alabama and Oklahoma in the USA; Atlantic Slope drainages from Hudson River in New York to Santee River in South Carolina, USA.

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 75.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 5723); common length : 40.8 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 12193); peso máximo publicado: 4.0 kg (Ref. 40637); edad máxima reportada: 9 años (Ref. 12193)

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Inhabit rocky pools, runs and riffles in small to large rivers. Also occur in lakes (Ref. 5723, 10294). Adults feed on benthic insect larvae; juveniles consume microcrustacea and midge larvae (Ref. 10294).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador | Colaboradores

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. 123251)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 01 March 2012

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Pesca deportiva: si
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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01072 (0.00518 - 0.02216), b=2.97 (2.79 - 3.15), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.1   ±0.41 se; based on food items.
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Medio, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo de 1.4-4.4 años (tmax=9).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High vulnerability (56 of 100) .