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Girardinus cubensis (Eigenmann, 1903)
CUBAN TOPMINNOW
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Girardinus cubensis (Eigenmann , 1903)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cyprinodontiformes (Rivulines, killifishes and live bearers) > Poeciliidae (Poeciliids) > Poeciliinae
Etymology: Girardinus: From Charles Girard, assistant of Agassiz (1846-1848) .  More on author: Eigenmann .

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

Freshwater; benthopelagic; non-migratory.   Tropical

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Central America: Cuba.

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Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 2.6 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 13498 ); 4.6 cm SL (female)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Prefers stagnant water in ponds, lakes and streams. Found in midwater and on the bottom, seldom at the surface, over soft bottoms, frequently with abundant aquatic vegetation. Feeds on aquatic vegetation, algae, detritus and insect larvae.

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Lee, D.S., S.P. Platania and G.H. Burgess , 1983. Atlas of North American freshwater fishes, 1983 supplement. Occasional Papers of the North Carolina Biological Survey no. 1983-6. North Carolina State Museum of Natural History, Raleigh, N.C. 67 p. (Ref. 13498 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744 )

    Not Evaluated  

CITES (Ref. 118484 )

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805 ):  PD 50 = 0.5078   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high]. Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01349 (0.00489 - 0.03724), b=3.05 (2.81 - 3.29), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245 ). Trophic Level (Ref. 69278 ):  2.3   ±0.18 se; Based on food items. Resilience (Ref. 120179 ):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.). Vulnerability (Ref. 59153 ):  Low vulnerability (18 of 100) .

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