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Semotilus corporalis  (Mitchill, 1817)

Fallfish
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) > Leuciscinae
Etymology: Semotilus: Greek, sema = banner (dorsal fin) + Greek, tilos = spotted; used by Rafinesque (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Temperate; 51°N - 38°N

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 51.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5723); common length : 17.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 12193); max. published weight: 1.6 kg (Ref. 40637); max. reported age: 6 years (Ref. 72462)

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North America: Atlantic Slope from New Brunswick in Canada to James River drainage in Virginia, USA; Hudson Bay, Lake Ontario, and St. Lawrence drainages in Quebec, Ontario in Canada and New York, USA.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits gravel-bottomed and rubble-bottomed pools and runs of small to medium rivers, and also lake margins.

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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. (Ref. 5723)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Gamefish: yes
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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].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00891 (0.00451 - 0.01762), b=3.13 (2.96 - 3.30), based on LWR estimates for species & Subfamily-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.4   ±0.55 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (41 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.