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Triplophysa daochengensis  Wu, Sun & Guo, 2016

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Nemacheilidae ()
Etymology: Triplophysa: Greek, triplos = thrice + Greek, physa = tube (Ref. 45335);  daochengensis: Named for the collection location, Daocheng County.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Subtropical

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Asia: Daocheng River in Sichuan Province, China.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 9.8 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 111068)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 10; Anal soft rays: 7; Vertebrae: 44. Body smooth and without scales. Lateral line complete. Caudal peduncle compressed, depth unchanging. Head length equal to caudal-peduncle length. Lower jaw shovel-shaped. Origin of dorsal fin before the origin of pelvic fin and closer to the tip of the snout than to the caudal-din base. Absence of posterior chamber of gas bladder. Intenstive of spiral type with three winding coils (Ref. 111068).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in areas near river banks and wetlands with slow water current bottom consisting of gravel and mud and submerged waterweeds. Stomach contents of six specimens consist of algae and aquatic invertebrates. Other species collected with Triplophysa daochengensis include T. stolickai [= T. stoliczkai], T. brevicauda, Misgurnus anguillicaudatus, Schizothorax kozlovi, and Schizopygopsis malacanthus (Ref. 111068).

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Wu, Y.-Y., Z.-Y. Sun and Y.-S. Guo, 2016. A new species of the genus Triplophysa (Cypriniformes: Nemacheilidae), Triplophysa daochengensis, from Sichuan Province, China. Zool. Res. 37(4):1-11. (Ref. 111068)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)


CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00692 (0.00324 - 0.01477), b=3.00 (2.83 - 3.17), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.1   ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (25 of 100) .