Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes
(Carps) > Cyprinidae
(Minnows or carps) > Alburninae
Etymology: Alburnus: From the city of Al Bura, where the fish was known (Ref. 45335).
Environment / Climate / Range
Freshwater; benthopelagic; pH range: ? - 6.5. Subtropical; 15°C - 17°C (Ref. 39257)
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.1 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 39257)
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions | Faunafri
Asia: known only from the Manavgat River basin in Turkey.
Forms schools along the banks just under the water surface in clean, slow flowing water with very dense aquatic vegetation.
Bogutskaya, N.G., F. Kucuk and E. Unlu, 2000. Alburnus baliki, a new species of cyprinid fish from the Manavgat River system, Turkey. Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 11(1):55-64.
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningFecundityEggsEgg development
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Estimates of some properties based on empirical models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00871 (0.00373 - 0.02035), b=3.03 (2.84 - 3.22), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-BS (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.0 ±0.2 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Assuming Fec < 10,000).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (14 of 100) .