Ictiobus cyprinellus (Valenciennes, 1844)

Bigmouth buffalo
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Classification / Names Nomi Comuni | Sinonimi | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Catostomidae (Suckers) > Ictiobinae
Etymology: Ictiobus: Greek, ichthys = fish + Greek, bous = cow (Ref. 45335);  cyprinellus: cyprinellus is a diminutive of cyprinus, meaning carp (Ref. 10294).

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

; acqua dolce demersale; distribuzione batimetrica 10 - ? m.   Temperate; 52°N - 30°N

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

North America: Hudson Bay, lower Great Lakes and Mississippi River basins from Ontario to Saskatchewan in Canada and from Montana south to Louisiana in the USA.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 123 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 40637); common length : 35.6 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 12193); peso massimo pubblicato: 31.9 kg (Ref. 4699); Età massima riportata: 20 anni (Ref. 12193)

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Inhabits main channels, pools and backwaters of small to large rivers. Also occurs in lakes and impoundments. Oviparous (Ref. 205). Feeds on cladocera and cyclopoid copepods supplemented with midge larvae (Ref. 10294).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Oviparous (Ref. 205). Breed in streams and ponds with rapid flow, on sand and gravel, or in weedy places (Ref. 205). One female may mate with several males (Ref. 205).

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore | Collaboratori

Etnier, D.A. and W.C. Starnes, 1993. The fishes of Tennessee. The University of Tennessee Press, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. (pls. check date). (Ref. 10294)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 21 February 2012

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Pesca: scarso interesse commerciale; Acquacoltura: commerciale; Pesce da pesca sportiva: si
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5312   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01122 (0.00831 - 0.01515), b=3.03 (2.95 - 3.11), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.1   ±0.41 se; Based on food items.
Resilienza (Ref. 69278):  Basso, tempo minimo di raddoppiamento della popolazione 4.5 - 14 anni (tmax=20).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High to very high vulnerability (75 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.