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Aspiorhynchus laticeps  (Day, 1877)

Big-head schizothoracin
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) > No subfamily
Etymology: Aspiorhynchus: Greek, aspis, -idos = shield + Greek, rhyngchos = snout (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Temperate

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 126 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 89110)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Snout depressed; barbels 1 pair; scales minute or buried in skin on abdomen.

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Asia: Boston Lake and Yarkant River in Xinjiang Autonomous Region, China.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits lakes and rivers with slight current and lives on other fishes and aquatic insects (Ref. 45563).

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Wu, Y. and C. Wu, 1992. The fishes of the Qinghai-Xizang Plateau. Sichuan Publishing House of Science & Technology, Chengdu, China. 599 p. (Ref. 33800)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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FAO(Publication : search) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 1.0000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01023 (0.00593 - 0.01767), b=3.01 (2.86 - 3.16), based on LWR estimates for species & Subfamily-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  2.8   ±0.3 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Very high vulnerability (76 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.