Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes
(Carps) > Cyprinidae
(Minnows or carps) > Cultrinae
Etymology: Culter: Latin, culter = knife (Ref. 45335).
Environment / Climate / Range
Freshwater; benthopelagic. Temperate
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?, range 20 - ? cm
Max length : 35.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1441); common length : 28.0 cm NG male/unsexed; (Ref. 35840); max. published weight: 600.00 g (Ref. 56557)
Asia: Lake Buir, Onon and Kherlen drainages in Mongolia; Amur to Red River drainages, Taiwan and Hainan.
Inhabits rivers (Ref. 1441, 26334), floodplain lakes which are overgrown with aquatic macrophytes (Ref. 41072).
Bogutskaya, N.G. and A.M. Naseka, 1996. Cyclostomata and fishes of Khanka Lake drainage area (Amur river basin). An annotated check-list with comments on taxonomy and zoogeography of the region. Zool. Inst. Russ. Acad. Sci. :89 p. (Ref. 13397)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)
CITES (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
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Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5625 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00407 (0.00198 - 0.00839), b=3.11 (2.92 - 3.30), 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
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (tm=3-4).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Moderate vulnerability (42 of 100) .