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Lepomis cyanellus  Rafinesque, 1819

Green sunfish
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Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Centrarchidae (Sunfishes)
Etymology: Lepomis: Greek, lepis = scaled + Greek, poma = gill cover, operculum (Ref. 45335, 79012);  cyanellus: cyanellus meaning blue (Ref. 10294).   More on author: Rafinesque.

Ambiente / Clima / Range Ecologia

; acqua dolce benthopelagico; pH range: 7.0 - 7.5; dH range: 10 - 15.   Subtropical; 18°C - 32°C (Ref. 12741); 50°N - 26°N

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North America: Great Lakes, Hudson Bay and Mississippi River basins from New York in USA and from Ontario in Canada to Minnesota and south Dakota, USA, and south to the Gulf of Mexico; from Escambia River in Florida, and Mobile Bay in Georgia and Alabama to Rio Grande in Texas, USA. Also northern Mexico.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 31.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 5723); common length : 20.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 12193); Peso massimo pubblicato: 960.00 g (Ref. 4699); Età massima riportata: 9 anni (Ref. 72492)

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Adults inhabit quiet pools and backwaters of sluggish streams, lakes and ponds. Often near vegetation (Ref. 5723, 10294). Juveniles feed on immature insects and microcrustaceans (Ref. 10294). Nest spawners (Ref. 79012).

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

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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. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

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

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5001   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01622 (0.01270 - 0.02071), b=3.11 (3.06 - 3.16), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.48 se; Based on food items.
Resilienza (Ref. 69278):  Medio, tempo minimo di raddoppiamento della popolazione 1.4 - 4.4 anni (tmax=5).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (31 of 100) .