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: Acanthobrama: Greek, akantha = thorn + old French breme, bresme, a fresh water fish; 1460 (Ref. 45335).
Environment / Climate / Range
Freshwater; benthopelagic. Temperate; 10°C - 20°C (Ref. 2059)
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 25.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1441)
Asia: Endemic to the Kura-Aras basin (Ref. 1441). Probably also in Sefid of Iran. Distributed in the upper and middle reaches of Kura with tributaries downstream to Mingetchiaur and of Aras downstream to Karadonly (Azerbaijan).
Inhabits rivers and lakes (Ref. 1441).
Perea, S., M. Böhme, P. Zupancic, J. Freyhof, R. Sanda, M. Özulug, A. Abdoli and I. Doadrio, 2010. Phylogenetic relationships and biogeographical patterns in circum-Mediterranean subfamily Leuciscinae (Teleostei, Cyprinidae) inferred from both mitochondrial and nuclear data. BMC Evol. Biol. 10(265):1-27. (Ref. 89834)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)
CITES (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5001 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00832 (0.00467 - 0.01482), b=3.13 (2.98 - 3.28), based on LWR estimates for species & (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.3 ±0.2 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Fec = 2,830-9,705).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): High vulnerability (58 of 100) .