Alburnoides tabarestanensis  Mousavi-Sabet, Anvarifar & Azizi, 2015

Tabarestan riffle minnow
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) > Alburninae
Etymology: Alburnoides: From the city of Al Bura, where the fish was known + particle Greek, oides = similar (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Subtropical

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Asia: Tajan River, Caspian Sea basin in Iran.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.3 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 106248)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Vertebrae: 39 - 41. Alburnoides tabarestanensis is distinguished from all congeners in Iran by a combination of the following non-unique characters: completely scaleless ventral keel (most common); lack of well-marked spots or dark pigmentation in the lateral line canal; terminal mouth with the tip of the mouth cleft between level of middle of pupil and lower margin of pupil; 47-52 lateral line scales to posterior margin of hypurals; typically 9 or 10 scale rows between lateral line and dorsal fin origin; 2.5-4.2 pharyngeal teeth; usually 4 or 5 scale rows between lateral line and anal fin origin; commonly 16-18 scales around caudal peduncle; typically 39-41 total vertebrae; usually 8½ branched dorsal-fin rays; commonly 12½ or 13½ branched anal fin rays; usually 7 branched pelvic fin rays; commonly 11-13 branched pectoral fin rays; usually 8 or 9 gill rakers in the outer row on first left arch (Ref. 106248).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Mousavi-Sabet. H., S. Vatandoust and I. Doadrio, 2015. Review of the genus Alburnoides Jeitteles, 1861 (Actinopterygii, Cyprinidae) from Iran with description of three new species from the Caspian Sea and Kavir basins. Caspian J. Env. Sci. 13(4):293-331. (Ref. 106248)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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BHL | Cloffa | Websites from users | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | DiscoverLife | ECOTOX | Faunafri | Fishes of Iran | Fishtrace | GenBank(genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | IGFA World Record | MitoFish | Otolith Atlas of Taiwan Fishes | PubMed | Reef Life Survey | Scirus | SeaLifeBase | Tree of Life | Wikipedia(Go, Search) | World Records Freshwater Fishing | Zoobank | Zoological Record

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=0.00832 (0.00372 - 0.01857), b=3.06 (2.87 - 3.25), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.1   ±0.4 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 (20 of 100) .