Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes
(Carps) > Nemacheilidae
Etymology: Schistura: Greek, schizein = to divide + Greek, oura = tail; an allusion to forked caudal fins (Ref. 45335); greenei: Named for Richard Greene of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, for his persistent support over
many years. Treated as a patronym in apposition.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; demersal. Tropical
Asia: Nangunhe River, Salween River drainage in Yunnan, China.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 116524)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 8;
Vertebrae: 38. Schistura greenei differs from all other species of Schistura within the Salween and neighboring drainages by the following combination of characters: lateral line complete; caudal fin with 8+7 branched rays; pectoral fin with 8-9 rays; pelvic fin with 7-8 rays; 38 vertebrae; lower jaw not notched; HL 19-20% SL, head depth at eye 39-47% HL; head depth at nape 47-52% HL; maximum head width 59-69% HL; caudal peduncle depth 39-49% HL; caudal peduncle length 66-79% HL; body depth 54-67% HL; prepelvic length 50-51% SL; pre-anus length 69-74% SL; 17-21 bars, predorsally inconspicuous; and a broad brown stripe along dorsal midline of the caudal peduncle (Ref. 116524).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Endruweit, M., 2017. A new Schistura from the Salween basin in western Yunnan (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae). Zootaxa 4243(2):394-400. (Ref. 116524)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg 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=0.00617 (0.00255 - 0.01493), 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
): 3.0 ±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 (12 of 100) .