Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes(genus, species) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes
(Carps) > Botiidae
(Pointface loaches) > Leptobotiinae
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; demersal. Subtropical
Asia: Hongshui River (Pearl river drainage) in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 11.4 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 92142)
Morphology | Morphometrics
Distinguished from its congeners by the following characters: snout is shorter than head length after eye; caudal peduncle depth is longer than its length; head length/interorbital width ratio is 3.2~3.5; head back and behind and under lateral line possess many round spots (Ref. 92142).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Zhu, D.-G. and Y. Zhu, 2012. Description of a new species of Parabotia fish from Guangxi, China (Cypriniformes: Cobitidae). Journal of Yunnan Agricultural University 27(3):447-449. (Ref. 92142)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5001 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00661 (0.00295 - 0.01482), b=3.04 (2.85 - 3.23), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-BS (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.2 ±0.4 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .
Climate Vulnerability (Ref. 125649
): (0 of 100) .