Teleostei (teleosts) > Cypriniformes
(Carps) > Nemacheilidae
Etymology: Triplophysa: Greek, triplos = thrice + Greek, physa = tube (Ref. 45335).
More on author: Hora.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; benthopelagic. Tropical
Asia: India and Pakistan.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 14.6 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 125881); max. published weight: 25.00 g (Ref. 125881)
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Reported from tributaries to the Jhelum to spawn in early June, staying till mid August.
Kullander, S.O., F. Fang, B. Delling and E. Åhlander, 1999. The fishes of the Kashmir Valley. p. 99-167 In L. Nyman (ed.) River Jhelum, Kashmir Valley: impacts on the aquatic environment. (Ref. 33323)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
Threat to humans
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=0.00794 (0.00456 - 0.01384), b=3.01 (2.87 - 3.15), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for species & Genus-BS (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.1 ±0.4 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).