Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes
(Carps) > Cyprinidae
(Minnows or carps) > Labeoninae
Etymology: Discogobio: Greek, diskos = disc shape + latin, gobius = gudgeon (Ref. 45335).
Environment / Climate / Range
Freshwater; benthopelagic. Subtropical, preferred ?
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 13.2 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 93153)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 7. Differs from Discogobio yunnanensis, the only other species of the genus in Yuanjiang drainage in China, by scales on breast and belly extending forward at most to midlength of pectoral fin, except sometimes for a few isolated scales in naked area; and a stripe irregular, conspicuous on entire flank (Ref. 55924).
Occurs in torrential waters of mountain areas, clinging to the substratum using its mouth sucking disc (Ref. 38450).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Chu, X.L., G.H. Cui and W. Zhou, 1993. A taxonomic review of fishes of the genus Discogobio, with description of two new species (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae). Acta Zootaxon. Sin. 18(2):237-246. (Ref. 38450)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 109396)
CITES (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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