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: Notemigonus: Greek, noton = back + Greek, gonia = angled (Ref. 45335); crysoleucas: notemigonus, angled back; cryso, meaning gold; and leucas, white (Ref. 10294).
Environment / Climate / Range
Freshwater; demersal; depth range 10 - ? m. Temperate; ? - 35°C (Ref. 35682); 52°N - 25°N
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm 6.4  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 30.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5723); common length : 14.4 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 12193); max. reported age: 9 years (Ref. 72462)
North America: Atlantic and Gulf Slope drainages from Nova Scotia, Canada to southern Texas, USA; Great Lakes, Hudson Bay (Red River) and Mississippi River basins west to Alberta in Canada, Montana, Wyoming and western Oklahoma, USA.
Adults inhabit vegetated lakes, ponds, swamps, backwaters and pools of creeks and small to medium rivers (Ref. 3814, 10294).
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.
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: minor commercial; aquaculture: commercial; aquarium: public aquariums; bait: usually
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Estimates of some properties based on empirical models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 1.0000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01427 (-0.09146 - 0.12001), b=2.97 (2.90 - 3.04), based on LWR estimates for species & family-BS (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 2.6 ±0.1 se; Based on diet studies.
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (tm=2; tmax=5; Fec=200,000).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low to moderate vulnerability (31 of 100) .