Platygobio gracilis, Flathead chub : fisheries

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Platygobio gracilis (Richardson, 1836)

Flathead chub
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Classification / Names Populärnamn | synonymer | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) > Leuciscinae
Etymology: Platygobio: Greek, platys = flat + Latin, gobius = gudgeon (Ref. 45335);  gracilis: gracilis - slender (Ref. 1998).  More on author: Richardson.

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

; sötvatten bottenlevande.   Temperate; 70°N - 30°N

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North America: Mackenzie, Saskatchewan, and Lake Winnipeg drainages in Canada; Missouri-Mississippi River basin from southern Alberta in Canada and Montana to Louisiana, USA; Arkansas River drainage in USA; and upper Rio Grande (including Pecos) drainage in New Mexico, USA. Two subspecies usually recognized: Platygobio gracilis gracilis in northern and eastern parts of range, and Platygobio gracilis gulonella in southern and western parts of range.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 32.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 86798); common length : 14.3 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 12193)

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Inhabits sandy runs of small to large turbid rivers (Ref. 86798). Feeds mainly on terrestrial and aquatic insects, occasionally on small fishes. Spawning probably occurs from June to August (Ref. 1998).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

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Page, L.M. and B.M. Burr, 2011. A field guide to freshwater fishes of North America north of Mexico. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 663p. (Ref. 86798)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

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

CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Fiskeri: mindre kommeriell
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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 1.0000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00708 (0.00318 - 0.01574), b=3.08 (2.89 - 3.27), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  4.2   ±0.4 se; Based on diet studies.
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  Mellan, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 1,4-4,4 år (Fec=4,974).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (39 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.