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Ambloplites ariommus  Viosca, 1936

Shadow bass
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Centrarchidae (Sunfishes)
Etymology: Ambloplites: Greek, ambloo = blunt + Greek, oplites = shield (Ref. 45335);  ariommus: From the words ari, an intensifying prefix; and ommi meaning eye or big-eyed (Ref. 10294).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Subtropical; 38°N - 29°N

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 30.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 40637); max. published weight: 820.00 g (Ref. 40637)

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North America: Gulf Slope from Apalachicola River drainage in Georgia to lower Mississippi River basin in Louisiana in the USA; St, Francis, Black, Arkansas, Red and upper Ouachita River drainage in Missouri and Arkansas in the USA.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits brushy and vegetated, gravel-bottomed, sand-bottomed and mud-bottomed pools of creeks and small to medium rivers (Ref. 5723, 10294). Feeds on small fish (darters, madtoms, minnows), crayfish, and larger insects including dragonfly, mayfly, and stonefly nymphs (Ref. 10294).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

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. 96402)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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FAO(Publication : search) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us

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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):  3.4   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Assuming Fec < 10,000).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (16 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.