Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes(genus, species) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes
(Carps) > Gastromyzontidae
Etymology: Paraprotomyzon: Greek, para = the side of + Greek, protos = the first + Greek, myzo = to suckle (Ref. 45335).
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; demersal. Tropical
Asia: Yunnan, China.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.6 cm OT male/unsexed; (Ref. 86999)
Length type of maximum size refers to body length (Ref. 86999).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Li, W.-X., W.-N. Mao, Z.-M. Lu, R.-F. Sun and H.-S. Lu, 1998. Two new species of Homalopteridae from Yunnan China. Chinese Journal of Fisheries 11(1):1-6. [Family spelled Hemalopteridae in English title. In Chinese, English abstract.] (Ref. 86999)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)
CITES (Ref. 123416)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5312 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), in cm total length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 2.7 ±0.3 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months ().
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .