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Pseudochondrostoma duriense  (Coelho, 1985)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) > Leuciscinae
Etymology: Pseudochondrostoma: Name refers to its morphological similarity with the genus Chondrostoma as a consequence of homoplasy in multiple traits..

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Temperate

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 40.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 59043)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Diagnosed from its congeners by having the following characters: slightly arched lower jaw edge; 60-70 + 3-4 scales on lateral line; anal fin usually with 8½ branched rays; 18-24 gill rakers; 5-5 pharyngeal teeth; caudal peduncle depth 1.9-2.1 times in its length; and upper half of body with numerous small black dots for individuals from Portugal and Galicia (Ref. 59043).

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Europe: Iberian Peninsula from Douro drainage to Galicia.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in the middle stretches of rivers, in areas with current. Feeds on vegetal matter, supplemented by small invertebrates and detritus. Occurs in groups, especially during prespawning migration. Spawns from April to June. (Ref. 59043).

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Kottelat, M. and J. Freyhof, 2007. Handbook of European freshwater fishes. Publications Kottelat, Cornol, Switzerland. 646 p. (Ref. 59043)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

  Vulnerable (VU) (A3ce)

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 = 0.6250   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00589 (0.00267 - 0.01297), b=3.07 (2.88 - 3.26), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  2.6   ±0.2 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate to high vulnerability (54 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.