Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes
(Carps) > Psilorhynchidae
Etymology: Psilorhynchus: Greek, psilos = hairless + Greek, rhyngchos = snout (Ref. 45335); olliei: Named for Oliver (Ollie) Crimmen. A noun in genitive.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; benthopelagic. Tropical
Asia: Kyari Chaung, Ayeyarwaddy drainage in Myanmar.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.4 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 103424)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 8;
Vertebrae: 32 - 33. Psilorhynchus olliei belongs to the P. balitora species group and is distinguished from all other members by the following combination of characters: 5-6 round to squarish lateral blotches; 6-7 dorsal saddles, all but largest separated from lateral blotches; small dark brown blotches scattered irregularly across scales in L1, L+1 and L+2 scale rows in posterior half of body; obvious row of small dark brown blotches in L-1 row, bordering ventral margin of lateral blotches in posterior half of body; caudal fin with elongate black marking extending along ventral margin of lower lobe; dorsal fin with black stripe across center that is widest anteriorly; 31-32 lateral-line scales; 10 + 9 principal caudal-fin rays; v.9-10.i-ii pectoral-fin rays; 32-33 (16-17+16-17) total vertebrae; anteriormost branchiostegal ray present; parietal portion of temporal sensory canal with 3 openings; preopercular portion of preopercular-mandibular canal with 4 openings; ventral surface between paired fins without scales (Ref. 103424).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Conway, K.W. and R. Britz, 2015. Psilorhynchus olliei, a new species of torrent minnow from eastern Myanmar (Ostariophysi: Psilorhynchidae). Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 25(4):347-356. (Ref. 103424)
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=0.01122 (0.00514 - 0.02450), b=3.04 (2.87 - 3.21), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.0 ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .