Schizothorax pseudoaksaiensis Herzenstein, 1889
Ili marinka
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Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Schizothoracinae
Max. size:  70 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 12 kg
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Asia: Basins of Lake Balkhash, Tarim and Lake Issykul (Ref. 1441); and Ili river, Xijiang Autonomous Region, China (Ref. 33800).
Biology:  In Issyk-kul proper, spawning occurs over stony bottom, from May until mid July. Captured by fishermen during spring until autumn near the shore. Enters the tributaries of the Issyk-kul in spring, at the end of April and the beginning of May (Ref. 1441).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 03.05.98
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 08.08.17

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