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Aphanius vladykovi  Coad, 1988

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cyprinodontiformes (Rivulines, killifishes and live bearers) > Cyprinodontidae (Pupfishes) > Cyprinodontinae
Etymology: vladykovi: Named for V. D. Vladykov (Ref. 38795).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic; pH range: 6.2 - 6.5; non-migratory.   Subtropical; 22°C - 29°C (Ref. 38795), preferred ?

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Asia: Iran.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.1 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 94835); 7.6 cm TL (female); common length : 4.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 27139); max. published weight: 3.70 g (Ref. 54276); max. published weight: 3.70 g

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 12-15; Anal soft rays: 12 - 15

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Collected from an altitude of approximately 2,380 meters on a small plain between high ranges at the easternmost edge of the Zagros Mountains; from a large pool in the upper reaches of the Karun River basin which drains to the head of the Persian Gulf; shallow water at about 4 cm depth; cloudy water over mud and pebbles; with Myriophyllum (Ref. 38795) and Potamogeton sp. which are the dominant aquatic plants used as spawning substrate (Ref. 54276). Not a seasonal killifish (Ref. 27139).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Costa, Wilson J.E.M. | Collaborators

Huber, J.H., 1996. Killi-Data 1996. Updated checklist of taxonomic names, collecting localities and bibliographic references of oviparous Cyprinodont fishes (Atherinomorpha, Pisces). Société Française d'Ichtyologie, Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France, 399 p. (Ref. 27139)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 109396)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00977 (0.00811 - 0.01177), b=3.25 (3.21 - 3.29), based on LWR estimates for this species (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.2   ±0.38 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (16 of 100) .