Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Osmeriformes
(Smelts) > Salangidae
(Icefishes or noodlefishes)
Etymology: Neosalanx: Greek, neos = new + latinization of salamga, Philippines, a kind of swallow (Ref. 45335).
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; demersal. Subtropical
Asia: endemic to China. Inhabits mainly the middle and lower reaches of the
Yangtze River, including its tributaries and affiliated lakes (Ref. 94033).
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm 6.3, range 5 - 7.46 cm
Max length : 7.8 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 114983); max. reported age: 1 years (Ref. 94033)
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Zhang, W., 1998. China's biodiversity: a country study. China Environmental Science Press, Beijing. 476 p. (Ref. 33508)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES (Ref. 118484)
Threat to humans
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5010 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00234 (0.00135 - 0.00408), b=3.13 (2.98 - 3.28), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245
Generation time: 0.7 ( na - na) years. Estimated as median LN(3)/K based on 1 growth studies.
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (20 of 100) .