Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; benthopelagic; non-migratory. Subtropical; 38°N - 36°N, 22°E - 23°E
Europe: endemic to the Evrotas River in Peloponnesus, Greece.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 25.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7322)
Morphology | Morphometrics
Inhabits springs and streams with fast flow and open water (Ref. 59043). Occurs in deeper waters of the river and in the ditches of lowland, preferring places where current is slow. Found over stony, gravelly and sandy bottoms. Omnivore. Feeds throughout the water column (Ref. 26100). Preys predominantly on aquatic insects. Eggs are adhesive, 2 mm in diameter (Ref. 59043). Threatened due to water abstraction and pollution (Ref. 26100).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Economidis, P.S., 1996. Leuciscus keadicus (Cyprinidae), a valid species from River Evrotas (Greece). Cybium 20(3):303-309. (Ref. 12470)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
Endangered (EN) (A2ce; B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v)+2ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v)); Date assessed: 31 January 2006
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: of no interest
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=0.00832 (0.00406 - 0.01705), b=3.13 (2.96 - 3.30), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.3 ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low to moderate vulnerability (33 of 100) .