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: Luciobrama: Latin lucius = pike + old French breme, bresme, a fresh water fish; 1460 (Ref. 45335).
Environment / Climate / Range
Freshwater; brackish; benthopelagic. Subtropical
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 48.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. ); common length : 24.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 35840)
Body color dark gray on back, silvery white on lateral and belly; grayish yellow on dorsal fin, red on other fins and lower lobe of caudal fin (Ref. 45563).
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | SELECT
scientificname = Luciobrama macrocephalus
LIMIT 1Point map | Introductions | Faunafri
Asia: China (Ref. 33348) and Viet Nam (Ref. 44416).
Live in rivers and lakes. The fish, under 300 mm long, generally live in upper and middle layers of water and those larger generally live in middle and lower layers of water. They have the habit of semi-migration between rivers and lakes (Ref. 45563).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Song, P., 1991. Leuciscinae. p. 79-88. In J.-H. Pan, L. Zhong, C.-Y. Zheng, H.-L. Wu and J.-H. Liu (eds) The freshwater fishes of Guangdong Province. Guangdong Science and Technology Press, Guangzhou. 589 p. (Ref. 33348)
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
= 1.0000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00708 (0.00350 - 0.01431), b=2.99 (2.81 - 3.17), based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 2.6 ±0.3 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (tm=4-5).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): High vulnerability (56 of 100) .