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Barbodes rhombeus  (Kottelat, 2000)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) > No subfamily
Etymology: Barbodes: Latin, barbus = barbel + Greek, oides = similar to (Ref. 45335);  rhombeus: From the Latin rhombeus (rhombic) (Ref. 36949).   More on author: Kottelat.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical

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Asia: Mekong basin, Chao Phraya and Meklong basins and peninsular Thailand north of isthmus of Kra.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 43281)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Two pairs of barbels; dorsal profile more or less straight; a small black spot immediately below dorsal-fin origin, one on the middle of caudal peduncle at caudal-fin base; a faint longitudinally elongate blotch immediately behind upper extremity of gill opening, followed along body midline by a dark spot below dorsal and one or two above anal fin; black crescent at the base of scales; a narrow black distal margin on anal fin in large individuals (Ref. 36949).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits hill streams with clear water (Ref. 43281). Reaches up to at least 6.5 cm SL (Ref. 43281).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Kottelat, M., 2001. Fishes of Laos. WHT Publications Ltd., Colombo 5, Sri Lanka. 198 p. (Ref. 43281)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00933 (0.00433 - 0.02010), b=3.03 (2.85 - 3.21), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  2.9   ±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 (15 of 100) .