Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes
(Carps) > Cobitidae
(Loaches) > Cobitinae
Etymology: Cobitis: Greek, kobitis, -idos = a kind of sardine; also related with the voice Greek, kobios, Latin gobius = gudgeon (Ref. 45335); evreni: The name of this species is given after Evren Erk'akan, who is the son of Füsun Erk'akan. More on authors: Erk'akan, Özeren & Nalbant.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; benthopelagic. Temperate; 38°N -
Asia: Kömur Stream, located in Göksun on the southeast part of Turkey, Ceyhan Basin.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 11.7 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 79008)
Morphology | Morphometrics
Distinguished from all members of Bicanestrinia subgenus by following characters: the lack of a black spot on caudal base, reduced of 3rd Gambetta zone, absence of 5th Gambetta zone. The shape of the mouth, suborbital spines, laminae circularis and scales (Ref. 79008).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Erk'akan, F., S.C. Özeren and T.T. Nalbant, 2008. Cobitis evreni sp. Nova-A, new spined loach species (Cobitidae) from the Southern Turkey. Journal of Fisheries International 3(4):112-114. (Ref. 79008)
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=0.00575 (0.00259 - 0.01279), b=3.04 (2.86 - 3.22), 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
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low to moderate vulnerability (30 of 100) .