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Cottus hispaniolensis  B?cescu & B?cescu-Me?ter, 1964

Chabot des Pyrénées
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Cottidae (Sculpins)
Etymology: Cottus: Greek, kottos = a fish (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Subtropical, preferred ?

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Europe: Southern Garonne drainage in Spain and France.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 10.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 59043); max. published weight: 12.00 g (Ref. 89113)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Anal soft rays: 11 - 14. Differs from all other European Cottus (except C. poecilopus) by having conspicuously tessellated pelvic-fin rays. Distinguished from C. poecilopus by possessing a single chin pore. Other characters useful to distinguish this species from other Cottus in Atlantic drainages include: caudal peduncle stout (length 14-19% SL, depth 7-9% SL and 1.5-2.4 times in its length); in prickling in adults (juveniles unknown); eye diameter 19-22 % HL; interorbital distance 0.9-1.3 times in eye diameter; last anal-fin ray with membrane connecting to body along 0.5 of its length; last dorsal-fin ray connected to body by a membrane along 0.5-1.0 of its length; membrane between pelvic fin and body on about 1/5 of last ray; membranes between pelvic-fin rays broad but narrower distally; lateral line complete 33-35+1 pores (Ref. 55856).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits streams with clear, cool, moderate to swift water, and stone substrate (Ref. 59043).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Keith, P., H. Persat, E. Feunteun and J. Allardi, 2011. Les poissons d'eau douce de France. Biotope, Mèze; Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris (collection Inventaires et biodiversité), 552 p. (Ref. 89113)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 109396)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.3   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (36 of 100) .