Teleostei (teleosts) > Cypriniformes
(Carps) > Leuciscidae
(Minnows) > Leuciscinae
Etymology: Tropidophoxinellus: Greek, trope, -idos = turn + Greek, phoxinos = certain river fish; diminituve (Ref. 45335).
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; benthopelagic. Subtropical
Europe: Acheloos and Pinios (Peloponnese) drainages in Greece.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 9.3 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 59043)
Morphology | Morphometrics
Diagnosed from Tropidophoxinellus spartiaticus by having mouth opening upward, lower jaw projecting beyond upper jaw, and 37-40 + scales along lateral line (Ref. 59043).
A short-lived species which occurs in lowland water courses with little current. Feeds on invertebrates and plants. Spawns from April to June (Ref. 26100). Lays adhesive eggs on aquatic vegetation. (Ref. 59043).
Kottelat, M. and J. Freyhof, 2007. Handbook of European freshwater fishes. Publications Kottelat, Cornol and Freyhof, Berlin. 646 pp. (Ref. 59043)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: of no interest
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804
= 0.7500 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00692 (0.00406 - 0.01178), b=3.10 (2.96 - 3.24), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 2.7 ±0.28 se; based on food items.
Generation time: 1.5 ( na - na) years. Estimated as median ln(3)/K based on 1 growth studies.
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (tm=1-2; tmax=4; Fec=289-3,224).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (19 of 100).