Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; demersal. Subtropical; 44°N - 36°N
Europe: middle Guadalquivir drainage near Andújar in Spain.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 20.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 59043)
Morphology | Morphometrics
Diagnosed from Iberocypris alburnoides and species of Squalius in Iberian Peninsula by having the following characters: body with dark longitudinal stripe; mouth subinferior; and anal fin with concave posterior margin (Ref. 59043).
Inhabits middle reaches of rivers, with abundant aquatic vegetation and moderate to fast current, with rocks or gravel bottom (Ref. 59043). A short-lived species which also occurs in rivers on the low plains, with little current and at high altitudes. Is threatened due to habitat destruction, pollution and the introduction of other species (Ref. 26100). Possibly of hybrid origin (Ref. 59043).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
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
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