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Micropterus punctulatus (Rafinesque, 1819)

Spotted bass
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Classification / Names Nombres comunes | Sinónimos | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Centrarchidae (Sunfishes)
Etymology: Micropterus: Greek, mikros = small + Greek,pteron = wing, fin (Ref. 45335);  punctulatus: punctulatus meaning dotted, referring to the rows of spots on the lower sides (Ref. 10294).  More on author: Rafinesque.

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

; agua dulce demersal.   Subtropical; 40°N - 29°N

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

North America: Mississippi River basin from southern Ohio and West Virginia to southeastern Kansas, and south to the Gulf of Mexico, USA; Gulf Slope drainages from Chattahoochee in Georgia to Guadalupe River in Texas, USA. Introduced in southern Africa and has become established in several isolated water bodies.

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 63.5 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 40637); common length : 30.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 12193); peso máximo publicado: 4.7 kg (Ref. 40637); edad máxima reportada: 7 años (Ref. 12193)

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Inhabit clear, gravelly flowing pools and runs of creeks and small to medium rivers (Ref. 6465); also found in streams, lakes and reservoirs (Ref. 10294). Juveniles feed on small crustaceans and midge larvae while adults eat insects, larger crustaceans, frogs, worms, grubs and small fish (Ref. 6465, 10294).

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

Assuming same reproductive mode as M. dolomieu.

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. 120744)

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

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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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=0.01202 (0.00959 - 0.01507), b=3.06 (3.00 - 3.12), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.6   ±0.53 se; Based on food items.
Resiliencia (Ref. 69278):  Medio, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo de 1.4-4.4 años (Assuming tm=3-4).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High vulnerability (56 of 100) .