Cyprinella callistia  (Jordan, 1877)

Alabama shiner
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) > Leuciscinae
Etymology: Cyprinella: Latin, cyprinus = carp (Ref. 45335);  callistia: From the words callos, meaning beautiful and istia, sail (referring to the iridescent blue-black dorsal fin of the nuptial male) (Ref. 10294).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Temperate; 35°N - 32°N

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 13.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 10294)

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North America: Mobile Bay drainage in southeastern Tennessee, northwestern Georgia, Alabama and northeastern Mississippi, USA.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabit gravel and rubble-bottomed pools and runs of creeks and small to medium rivers (Ref. 5723, 10294). Juveniles and young adults live in quieter waters with less coarse substrates (Ref. 10294). Feed mainly on midge and blackfly larvae (Ref. 10294).

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Robins, C.R., R.M. Bailey, C.E. Bond, J.R. Brooker, E.A. Lachner, R.N. Lea and W.B. Scott, 1991. Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States and Canada. Am. Fish. Soc. Spec. Pub. (20):183 p. (Ref. 3814)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

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 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01047 (0.00427 - 0.02571), b=3.06 (2.84 - 3.28), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.2   ±0.40 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (24 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.