Sinocyclocheilus anophthalmus  Chen, Chu, Luo & Wu, 1988

Eyeless golden-line fish
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) > Barbinae
Etymology: Sinocyclocheilus: Latin, sino, sina = from China + Greek, kyklos = circle + Greek, cheilos = lip (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Subtropical; 26°N - 25°N

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.8 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 45620)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Eyes not externally visible; little pigmentation; scales cover only part of the body (Ref. 44736). Rear section of head abruptly convex; barbels 2 pairs;

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Asia: Yunnan, China.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Cave-restricted species.

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IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, 1990. 1990 IUCN red list of threatened animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, U.K. 288 p. (Ref. 3881)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

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 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00447 (0.00225 - 0.00887), b=3.13 (2.95 - 3.31), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  2.9   ±0.3 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (22 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.