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: Capoeta: The local vernacular name "kapwaeti" used in Georgia and Azerbaikhan (Ref. 45335); turani: Named for Davut Turan, the author of important papers on Capoeta in Anatolia.. More on author: Freyhof.
Environment / Climate / Range
Freshwater; benthopelagic. Subtropical
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 15.1 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 79818)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 8. Distinguished from all congeners in Turkey by the combination of the following characters: one pair of barbels; body silvery in life; few irregular black spots on dorsal and lateral body in adults; few isolated spots or no spots on the caudal peduncle in adults; 64-70 total scales on lateral line; 25-30 gill rakers on the first gill arch; and lower jaw slightly arched or straight in both sexes (Ref. 79818).
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | SELECT
scientificname = Capoeta turani
LIMIT 1Point map | Introductions | Faunafri
Asia: Seyhan drainage in Turkey.
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Özulug, M. and J. Freyhof, 2008. Capoeta turani, a new species of barbel from River Seyhan, Turkey (Teleostei: Cyprinidae). Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 19(4):289-296. (Ref. 79818)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)
CITES (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
CountriesFAO areasEcosystemsOccurrencesIntroductionsStocksEcologyDietFood itemsFood consumptionRation
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00458 - 0.02183), b=3.03 (2.86 - 3.20), based on LWR estimates for this Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 2.6 ±0.2 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low to moderate vulnerability (30 of 100) .