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: Leuciscus: Greek, leykiskos = white mullet (Ref. 45335).
Environment / Climate / Range
Freshwater; benthopelagic. Temperate
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?, range 10 - 12 cm
Max length : 16.0 cm FL male/unsexed; (Ref. 56502)
Asia: Ulungur Lake and Ulungur River in China (Ref. 33783), Mongolia and rivers draining to the Arctic Ocean, from the Ob to the Kolyma (Ref. 57778).
Inhabits rivers and lakes where it forms small shoals above sandy and stony bottom. Feeds on insect larvae such as caddis flies and mayflies, terrestrial insects, Cladocerans, copepods, algae and higher aquatic plants (Ref. 41072).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Luo, Y., 1998. Leuciscinae. p. 61-112. In Chen, Y.-Y. and et al. (Eds). Fauna Sinica. Osteichthyes. Cypriniformes II. Science Press. Beijing. 1-531. (Ref. 33783)
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
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00891 (0.00555 - 0.01432), b=3.08 (2.94 - 3.22), based on LWR estimates for this species & Subfamily-body sh (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 2.8 ±0.24 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (tm=3-4).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Moderate vulnerability (39 of 100) .