Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes(genus, species) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes
(Catfishes) > Amblycipitidae
Etymology: Liobagrus: Greek, leio = smooth + Mozarabic bagre, Greek, pagros = a kind of fish (Dentex sp.) (Ref. 45335).
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; benthopelagic. Tropical
Asia: rivers and tributaries of the western and southern coasts of Korea, and Geogeum Island.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 12.1 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 122737); max. published weight: 17.24 g (Ref. 122737)
Morphology | Morphometrics
Distinguished from its congeners by the following characters: a broad yellowish, vertical, crescent-shaped band in the middle of the caudal fin; deep black coloration on the outer margin of the dorsal, anal, and caudal fins; a relatively long dorsal spine (7.3-12.4 % SL) and outer mental barbel (15.3-21.6 % SL), and a short distance from dorsal-fin insertion to adipose-fin origin (13.5-22.0 % SL) (Ref. 86531).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Park, J.-Y. and S.-H. Kim, 2010. Liobagrus somjinensis, a new species of torrent catfish (Siluriformes: Amblycipitidae) from Korea. Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 21(4):345-352. (Ref. 86531)
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=0.00776 (0.00434 - 0.01389), b=3.01 (2.85 - 3.17), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for species & 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) .