Moxostoma macrolepidotum, Shorthead redhorse : gamefish

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Moxostoma macrolepidotum (Lesueur, 1817)

Shorthead redhorse
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> 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 Ekologi

; sötvatten; brackvatten bottenlevande.   Temperate; 59°N - 33°N

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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.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 75.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 5723); common length : 40.8 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 12193); publicerad maxvikt: 4.0 kg (Ref. 40637); rapporterad maxålder: 9 år (Ref. 12193)

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. 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 Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

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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

Sportfisk: ja
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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).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  3.1   ±0.41 se; based on food items.
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  Mellan, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 1,4-4,4 år (tmax=9).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High vulnerability (56 of 100) .