Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; demersal. Subtropical
Asia: Karkheh River drainage in Iran.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 7.2 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 101565); max. published weight: 4.11 g (Ref. 111734)
Morphology | Morphometrics
Distinguished from other congeners by having the following characters: two lateral pores in each side of the supratemporal canal and no central pore; no suborbital flap or suborbital groove in males; slightly emarginate caudal fin; incomplete lateral line; very long head; and distinct, large and vertically elongated blotches on flank, most prominent behind dorsal-fin base (Ref. 88811).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Golzarianpour, K., A. Abdoli and J. Freyhof, 2011. Oxynoemacheilus kiabii, a new loach from Karkheh River drainage, Iran (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae). Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 22(3):201-208. (Ref. 88811)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES (Ref. 118484)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00832 (0.00534 - 0.01297), b=3.13 (3.00 - 3.26), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 2.8 ±0.3 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (15 of 100) .