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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) >
(Suckers) > Catostominae
Greek, eri = aumentative prefix, a lot + Greek, myzo = to suckle (Ref.
From the word
, meaning sucker (Ref.
. More on author:
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
North America: Great Lakes and Mississippi River basin lowlands from southern Ontario in Canada to Wisconsin, USA and south to Gulf of Mexico in the USA; Atlantic Slope from southern Virginia to southern Florida in USA; Gulf Slope drainages from Charlotte Harbor, Florida to Guadalupe River in Texas, USA.
Size / Weight / Age
range ? - ? cm
Max length : 41.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref.
); common length : 25.8 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref.
); max. reported age: 8 years (Ref.
Occurs in lakes, swamps, ponds, sloughs and impoundments over silt, sand or debris. Rarely found in streams (Ref.
). Feeds on microcrustacea and midge larvae (Ref.
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref.
= 0.5625 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01175 (0.00560 - 0.02463), b=3.00 (2.82 - 3.18), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref.
Trophic Level (Ref.
): 3.1 ±0.39 se; Based on food items.
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (tmax=8; Fec=20,000).
): Low to moderate vulnerability (32 of 100) .
Reyes, Rodolfo B.
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