Carpiodes cyprinus, Quillback : fisheries

Carpiodes cyprinus (Lesueur, 1817)

Quillback
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> Cypriniformes (Carps) > Catostomidae (Suckers) > Ictiobinae
Etymology: Carpiodes: Greek, karpos = wrist, part of the skeleton which unites the hand to the fore arm (Ref. 45335);  cyprinus: cyprinus - generic name of the carp, and alludes to its similarity to that fish (Ref. 10294).
More on author: Lesueur.

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

; agua dulce demersal. Temperate; 54°N - 30°N

Distribución Países | Áreas FAO | Ecosistemas | Ocurrencias, apariciones | Point map | Introducciones | Faunafri

North America: Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River, Hudson Bay and Mississippi River basins from Quebec to Alberta in Canada and south to Louisiana, USA; Atlantic Slope drainages from Delaware River to Altamaha River in USA; Gulf Slope drainages from Apalachicola River to Pearl River in USA.

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 66.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 5723); common length : 52.1 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 12193); peso máximo publicado: 2.9 kg (Ref. 40637); edad máxima reportada: 11 años (Ref. 12193)

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Inhabits pools, backwaters and main channels of creeks and small to large rivers (Ref. 10294). Also occurs in lakes. Oviparous (Ref. 205). Feeds on bottom ooze and benthic invertebrates (Ref. 10294), including insects, mollusks and crustaceans, along with plant detritus and sand (Ref. 93252).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

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 | Referencias | Coordinador | Colaboradores

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. 125652)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 25 October 2011

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Pesquerías: comercial
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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804):  PD50 = 0.6250   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01096 (0.00575 - 0.02091), b=3.02 (2.84 - 3.20), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  2.6   ±0.27 se; based on food items.
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Bajo, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo de 4.5-14 años (tmax=11).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate to high vulnerability (46 of 100).
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.