Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes
(Carps) > Nemacheilidae
Etymology: Schistura: Greek, schizein = to divide + Greek, oura = tail; an allusion to forked caudal fins (Ref. 45335); paucireticulata: Derived from the Latin pauci prefix meaning few, and Latin reticulata meaning net-like; an adjective referring to the network of bars on the anterior side of the body.
Environment / Climate / Range
Freshwater; demersal. Tropical, preferred ?
Asia: Tuirial River, a major tributary of the Barak River in the Barak-Surma- Meghna River system in Mizoram, India.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.1 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 93870)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 9. Diagnosed from other species of Schistura by a combination of following characters: body with 8-9 brown bars, bars in front of the dorsal fin divided into 2-3 small bars forming a reticulations; basicaudal bar black, dissociated; dorsal fin spotted, with 4 simple and 8½ branched rays; anal fin with 3 simple and 6 branched rays; caudal fin deeply emarginated with 9+8 branched rays; caudal fin with numerous black spots arranged in 3-4 bars; well developed axillary pelvic lobe; and lateral line complete (Ref. 93870).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Lokeshwor, Y., W. Vishwanath and L. Kosygin, 2013. Schistura paucireticulata, a new loach from Tuirial River, Mizoram, India (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae). Zootaxa 3683(5):581-588. (Ref. 93870)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 109396)
CITES (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00617 (0.00292 - 0.01304), b=3.03 (2.84 - 3.22), based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.2 ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (15 of 100) .