Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes
(Carps) > Nemacheilidae
Etymology: kaynaki: Named after Hüseyin Kaynak, father of Füsun Erk'akan.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; demersal. Temperate; 38°N -
Asia: Goksu River, located in Nurhak, Elbistan, Firat basin drainage in Turkey.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.8 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 115649)
Morphology | Morphometrics
Distinguished from all other species of the genus in the following combination of characters: branched of dorsal fin with (9 and 10), branched rays of caudal fin (15,16,17), convex caudal fin, configuration of spots at the caudal base, mouth shape, length of barbels, head shape (Ref. 79010).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Erk'akan, F., S.C. Özeren and T.T. Nalbant, 2008. Two new species of Stone Loaches from Turkey (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae). J. Fish. Intl. 3(4):115-119. (Ref. 79010)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningFecundityEggsEgg development
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=0.00646 (0.00289 - 0.01442), b=3.02 (2.84 - 3.20), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 2.8 ±0.3 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 (17 of 100) .