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: Typhlogarra: Greek, typhlos = blind + Latin, garra = claw (Ref. 45335). More on author: Trewavas.
Environment / Climate / Range
Freshwater; demersal; non-migratory. Temperate; 34°N - 33°N
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Asia: Iran (Ref. 39702) and Hadid shrine, near Haditha, Iraq (34°4'N 42°24'E) (Ref. 3881).
Co-exists with another cave fish species, Caecocypris basimi, in a sinkhole at the Sheik Hadid Shrine (Ref. 5326).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
World Conservation Monitoring Center, 1992. Global Biodiversity: Status of the Earth's living resources. Chapman and Hall, London. 594 p. (Ref. 5326)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)
CITES (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: of no interest
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningFecundityEggsEgg development
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=0.01096 (0.00516 - 0.02330), b=2.97 (2.78 - 3.16), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 2.7 ±0.3 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
): Moderate vulnerability (36 of 100) .