Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes(genus, species) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Teleostei (teleosts) > Cypriniformes
(Carps) > Nemacheilidae
Etymology: elsae: Named for Elsa Eagderi, the daughter of first author, Dr. Soheil Eagderi..
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; demersal. Tropical
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.3 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 119504)
Morphology | Morphometrics
This species is distinguished from its congeners by the following set of characters: flank with elliptical pale brown blotches on the lateral line thata are sometimes fused to posterior saddles or plain brawn with mottled pattern; with longer dorsal and anal-fin bases; wider caudal peduncle; a complete lateral line; pores 3 central and 4 lateral in the supra-temporal canal; lower lip thick with a deep median interruption (Ref. 119504).
This species is usually found in fast flowing parts of rivers with cobble substance. It is associated with the following species: Alburnus atropatenae, Barbus cyri, Carassius gibelio, Capoeta capoeta, Hemiculter leucisculus, Pseudorasbora parva, Rhinogobius similis, Rhodeus amarus, Romanogobio macropterus and Squalius turcicus (Ref. 119504).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Eagderi, S., P. Jalili and E. Çiçek, 2018. Oxynoemacheilus elsae, a new species from the Urmia Lake basin of Iran (Teleostei:Nemacheilidae). FishTaxa 3(2):453-459. (Ref. 119504)
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
= No PD50 data [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00724 (0.00342 - 0.01532), b=3.02 (2.85 - 3.19), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this Genus-BS (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 2.8 ±0.3 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100).