Classification / Names
Common names from other countries
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 25.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 556); common length : 15.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 556)
Length at first maturity
Lm 4.4  range ? - ? cm
Climate / Range
Temperate; 44°N - 39°N, 9°W - 1°E
Europe: Spain and Portugal in most drainages from Jucar northward and headwaters of Tagus, except northern slope. Introduced in Guadiana drainage.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
Diagnosed from its congeners by the possession of the following characters: lateral line usually with 40-45 + 3 scales; 4-5 scale rows between lateral line and pelvic fin origin; 14 circumpeduncular scale rows; eye diameter equal to or greater than snout length; snout rounded, obtuse; and ventral profile of head without marked angle at articulation of lower jaw (Ref. 59043).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: of no interest
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index
PD50 = 0.5625 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)
3.5 ±0.37 se; Based on food items.
Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (tm=1-4; K= 0.25)
Low to moderate vulnerability (35 of 100)