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Ambloplites constellatus  Cashner & Suttkus, 1977

Ozark bass
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Centrarchidae (Sunfishes)
Etymology: Ambloplites: Greek, ambloo = blunt + Greek, oplites = shield (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Temperate; 37°N - 31°N

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North America: occurs only in White River drainage in Missouri and Arkansas, USA. Transplanted in other streams in Missouri and Arkansas, but no evidence of establishment.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 27.9 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 40637); common length : 13.3 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 12193); max. published weight: 450.00 g (Ref. 40637)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits clear rocky pools and creeks and small to medium rivers, usually near stream bank, large boulders or brush.

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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. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5625   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (32 of 100) .