Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes(genus, species) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Teleostei (teleosts) > Cypriniformes
(Carps) > Nemacheilidae
Etymology: chomanicus: Named for Choman basin. An adjective..
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; demersal. Subtropical
Asia: Choman River basin in Kurdistan, Iran.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.7 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 94765)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 7 - 8. This species is similar to Oxynoemacheilus zagrosesis , but with body with more slender dorsalventral aspect and without a hump, transverse bands on body more regular and well-delimited, posterior processes of bony air-bladder capsule larger and directed posteriorly. This differs from other congeners by the combination of the following characters: complete lateral line; weakly emarginated caudal fin; and the very large processes of bony air-bladder capsule, and the process being triangular in shape and directed posteriorly (Ref. 94765).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Kamangar, B.B., A.M. Prokofiev, E. Ghaderi and T.T. Nalbant, 2014. Stone loaches of Choman River system, Kurdistan, Iran (Teleostei: Cypriniformes: Nemacheilidae). Zootaxa 3755(1):033-061. (Ref. 94765)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00708 (0.00330 - 0.01518), b=3.02 (2.85 - 3.19), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this 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
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100).