Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes
(Carps) > Cyprinidae
(Minnows or carps) > Leuciscinae
Etymology: Hybopsis: Greek, ybos, -e, -on = rounded + Greek, opsis = appearance (Ref. 45335); amnis: From the word amnis, meaning stream or river (Ref. 10294).
Environment / Climate / Range
Freshwater; benthopelagic. Subtropical; 46°N - 29°N
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.4 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5723)
North America: Mississippi River basin in the USA from Wisconsin and Minnesota south to Louisiana, mostly in lowland areas but extending up to Cumberland River to Kentucky and in Arkansas and Red River drainages to eastern Oklahoma; from Amite River in Louisiana to Guadalupe River in Texas, USA.
Inhabits sandy and silty pools of medium to large rivers (Ref. 5723, 10294).
Etnier, D.A. and W.C. Starnes, 1993. The fishes of Tennessee. The University of Tennessee Press, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. (pls. check date).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningFecundityEggsEgg development
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Estimates of some properties based on empirical models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5156 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00918 (-0.15001 - 0.16837), b=3.07590 (2.98959 - 3.16221), based on LWR estimates for this family-BS (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 2.9 ±0.3 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (16 of 100) .