Capoeta aculeata (Valenciennes, 1844)
Capoeta aculeata
photo by Abbasi, K.

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Barbinae
Max. size:  37.3 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 695.1 g
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Iran.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 4-4; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-9. Mouth opening smaller than in other subspecies, and slightly arched, almost straight.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 01.05.00
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 24.04.17

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