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); rubrimaculata: Derived from the Latin words ruber, red, and maculatus, dotted, in reference to the presence of a red dot on the caudal peduncle. An adjective.
Environment / Climate / Range
Freshwater; demersal. Tropical, preferred ?
Asia: Man Chaung and Shwe Chaung systems located on the eastern slope of the Rakhine Range draining into the Irrawaddy River in Myanmar.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 2.8 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 95079)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 8. This species can be diagnosed from all congeners by a combination of the following characters: slender body with maximum body depth 103-123 % of body depth at nape; ventral half of body and head white with silver shine in life; body pigmentation with prominent black midlateral stripe and up to six small dorsal saddles; all fins hyaline; dark blotch on base of central unbranched caudal-fin rays, with a median incision at its posterior margin; and a distinct red dot on the side of the caudal peduncle in life, fading when preserved; small size with largest known size 2.77 cm SL (Ref. 95079).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Bohlen, J. and V. ?lechtová, 2013. Two new species of Schistura from Myanmar (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae). Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 24(1):21-30. (Ref. 95079)
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
): 3.1 ±0.3 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 (10 of 100) .