Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes
(Carps) > Balitoridae
Etymology: Beaufortia: Because of Beaufort, he worked with Bleeker in an Atlas of Ichthyology from India and Malaysia, 1902-1962 (Ref. 45335). More on author: Yang.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; demersal. Tropical
Asia: Niulan Jiang, Yangtze River basin in China.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83459)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 5. Origin of pectoral fin between nostril and eye; origin of dorsal fin opposite of 2/3 of pelvic base (dorsal located comparatively rearwards); and anus close to pelvic fin rays (Ref. 83459).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Chen, Z.-M., Y.-F. Huang and J.-X. Yang, 2009. A new species of he genus Beaufortia from Yunnan province, China (Cypriniformes, Homalopteridae). Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica 34(3): 639-641. (Ref. 83459)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5001 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00977 (0.00341 - 0.02797), b=3.03 (2.80 - 3.26), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.0 ±0.3 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months ().
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .