Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Environment / Climate / Range
Freshwater; demersal; depth range 50 - 170 m (Ref. 2058), usually 50 - 70 m (Ref. 2058). Boreal
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm 5.8  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 14.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2058)
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | SELECT
scientificname = Leocottus kesslerii
LIMIT 1Point map | Introductions | Faunafri
Asia: Lake Baikal and small lakes in its basins; lower Selenge, Angara and Baingol rivers.
Occurs where the bottom is sand, sand-and-stone and sand-and-silt. Stays at a depth range of 3-15 m during the winter months. Spawns from mid May until the end of June, over sand and stone bottom, 3-5 m depth, as well as in shallow inlets and tributary mouths. Eggs are deposited under stones and are guarded by the male. Males are larger than females. (Ref. 2058).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Kottelat, M., 2006. Fishes of Mongolia. A check-list of the fishes known to occur in Mongolia with comments on systematics and nomenclature. The World Bank, Washington, DC. 103 p. (Ref. 57778)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)
CITES (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 1.0020 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.2 ±0.3 se; Based on diet studies.
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (tm=2; tmax=6; K=0.23).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Moderate vulnerability (37 of 100) .