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Amblyopsis rosae (Ozark cavefish)

Synonyms: Troglichthys rosae; Typhlichthys rosae
Language: Danish; Mandarin Chinese

Wikipedia Abstract

The Ozark cavefish, Amblyopsis rosae, is a small subterranean freshwater fish native to the United States. It has been listed as a threatened species in the US since 1984; the IUCN lists the species as Vulnerable. It is listed as endangered by the Missouri Department of Conservation.The Ozark cavefish is pinkish-white and reaches a maximum length of 2.0 in (5 cm). The head is flattened, and it has a slightly protruding lower jaw.
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Attributes

Female Maturity [1]  4 years
Adult Length [1]  2.4 inches (6 cm)
Brood Dispersal [1]  On/In self
Diet [2]  Carnivore
Litter Size [1]  70
Maximum Longevity [1]  10 years
Migration [2]  Potamodromous

Prey / Diet

Amblyopsis rosae (Ozark cavefish)[3]

Predators

Amblyopsis rosae (Ozark cavefish)[3]

Range Map

America, North - Inland waters; Arkansas; Nearctic; North America: Springfield Plateau in southwestern Missouri, northeastern Oklahoma and northwestern Arkansas (Arkansas and upper White River drainages), USA.; USA (contiguous states);

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495. 2Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org 3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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