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Chasmistes brevirostris  Cope, 1879

Shortnose sucker
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Catostomidae (Suckers) > Catostominae
Etymology: Chasmistes: Greek, chanos, -eos, ous, and chasma, -atos = abyss, mouth opened, inmensity (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Cope.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal; potamodromous (Ref. 94077).   Temperate; 43°N - 42°N

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 64.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5723); common length : 40.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 12193); max. reported age: 33 years (Ref. 94077)

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North America: endemic to the upper Klamath River Basin, including the Lost River in Oregon and Lower Klamath Lake sub-basins and Clear Lake Reservoir in California, USA.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Usually found near vegetation around lake margin. Spawning occurs in lake tributaries.

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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.

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

  Endangered (EN) (B1+2c)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fisheries:
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Alien/Invasive Species database | BHL | Cloffa | Websites from users | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | DiscoverLife | Faunafri | Fishtrace | GenBank(genome, nucleotide) | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | IGFA World Record | iSpecies | PubMed | Scirus | SeaLifeBase | Tree of Life | uBio | Wikipedia(Go, Search) | World Records Freshwater Fishing | Zoobank | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on empirical models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5312   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=-2.00000 (nan - nan), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), based on all LWR estimates for this BS (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.1   ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (Tmax=33; tm=4-6; Fec=18,000-72,500).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High vulnerability (60 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.