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Glyptothorax fokiensis  (Rendahl, 1925)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Sisoridae (Sisorid catfishes) > Glyptosterninae
Etymology: Glyptothorax: Greek, glyptes = carver + Greek, thorax = breast (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; brackish; benthopelagic.   Subtropical, preferred ?

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Asia: Yangtze drainage, China.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.1 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 33427)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 6; Anal soft rays: 7 - 8. Flat head, round snout. Small eyes located in the middle of the head. Maxillary barbel reached to pectoral fin, short nasal barbel reach only to the eye. Nude body without scale, straight lateral line. Yellowish in the pectoral and stomach. Three black spot in the body, one under the dorsal fin, one under the adipose fin, and the other near the base of the caudal fin (Ref. 33427).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Utilized for food (Ref. 89718).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

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Zheng, C.-Y., 1991. Sisoridae. p.319-322. In J.-H. Pan, L. Zhong, C.-Y. Zheng, H.-L. Wu and J.-H. Liu (eds). 1991. The freshwater fishes of Guangdong Province. Guangdong Science and Technology Press, Guangzhou. 589 pp. (Ref. 33427)

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=0.00692 (0.00313 - 0.01531), b=3.07 (2.89 - 3.25), based on LWR estimates for this Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.2   ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (34 of 100) .