Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes
(Carps) > Nemacheilidae
Etymology: Yunnanilus: From Yunnan, city on southwest China.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; demersal. Tropical
Asia: Pearl River drainage in Guangxi, China.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 7.2 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 80969)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 7. Can be differentiated from all other congeners of the Yunnanilus pleurotaenis group by the following characters: body completely covered by scales, except between pectoral fins and pelvic fins; lateral line with 15-20 pores; dorsal fin with 8 branched rays; pectoral fin with 13-14 branched rays; the air bladder with two chambers, the anterior ones into bony capsules and a large free posterior chamber, filling body cavity; caudal fin slightly emarginated; body depth 3.9-4.6 times the standard length (SL); head length 4.1-4.4 times SL; caudal peduncle depth 7.5-9.0 times SL; eye diameter 5.5-6.7 times the head length (HL); interorbital width 2.2-2.4 times HL (Ref. 80969).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Zhu, Y., Du L.-n., X.-y. Chen and J.-x. Yang, 2009. A new nemacheiline loach of genus Yunnanilus (Balitoridae) from Guangxi, China - Yunnanilus jinxiensis. Zool. Res. 30(2):195-198. (Ref. 80969)
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=0.00661 (0.00312 - 0.01398), b=3.01 (2.83 - 3.19), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.1 ±0.3 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months ().
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (19 of 100) .