Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; brackish; pelagic; potamodromous. Subtropical
Asia: Iraq and Pakistan. Reported from the Tigris and Euphrates river system in Turkey (Ref. 35765).
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm 12.4, range 12 - 15.5 cm
Max length : 20.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2830); common length : 17.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2830)
Mainly inhabit freshwaters, but often enters estuaries. Form small schools. Oviparous, eggs are pelagic and non-adhesive (Ref. 205).
Talwar, P.K. and A.G. Jhingran, 1991. Inland fishes of India and adjacent countries. Volume 2. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam. (Ref. 4833)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: subsistence fisheries
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5078 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00891 (0.00677 - 0.01173), b=2.96 (2.92 - 3.00), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.2 ±0.26 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (K=0.30-0.51; tm=1).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (25 of 100) .