Schizopygopsis selincuoensis (Chen & Cao, 2000)
Selincuo naked carp
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Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Schizopygopsinae
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Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Tibet, China.
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Biology:  Reported age of sexual maturity for males is 7 years, females 8 years old, and their life span can exceed thirty years. An omnivorous species consuming a wide range of food sources, including detritus, algae, macrophytes, benthic invertebrates, phytoplankton, zooplankton, and fish. Reproductive season starts in late March or early April after winter ice thaws, and the main growing season is between April and October. Adults migrate to freshwater tributaries during reproductive seasons, while juveniles spend their first 5 years in rivers and grow in the lake thereafter (Ref. 123179).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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