Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes
(Carps) > Nemacheilidae
Etymology: Schistura: Greek, schizein = to divide + Greek, oura = tail; an allusion to forked caudal fins (Ref. 45335); sokolovi: Named for Vladimir Evgenievich Sokolov in appreciation of his great efforts in the zoological exploration of Central Viet Nam. More on authors: Freyhof & Serov.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; demersal; depth range - m (Ref. ), usually - m (Ref. ). Tropical; 0°C -
Asia: Srepok and Sesan rivers and coastal drainage of the River Ba in Viet Nam.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 9.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 40772)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 8. Differs from all other species of the genus in Indochina by the following combination of characters: a complete black bar at caudal-fin base; adults with 11-15 dark bars on body regularly shaped and set wider than interspaces, not forming dark blotches along lateral line and usually meeting their homologues on postdorsal part of the body; predorsal part of back sometimes marbled by irregular spots and saddles; inner anal stripe faint; caudal fin slightly emarginate; pelvic fin origin slightly anterior to dorsal fin origin or below simple dorsal-fin rays (Ref. 40772).
Found in fast running water (Ref. 40772).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Freyhof, J. and D.V. Serov, 2001. Nemacheiline loaches from Central Vietnam with descriptions of a new genus and 14 new species (Cypriniformes: Balitoridae). Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 12(2):133-191. (Ref. 40772)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
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Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00646 (0.00270 - 0.01543), b=3.00 (2.83 - 3.17), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.0 ±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.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (25 of 100) .