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Laubuka lankensis  (Deraniyagala, 1960)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) > Danioninae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic; depth range 40 - 80 m (Ref. 75997).   Tropical

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Asia: Sri Lanka in the lowland of Mahaweli River drainage and other parts of the northern dry zone.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.8 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 75997)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-11; Anal soft rays: 19 - 23; Vertebrae: 35. Differs from all other species of the genus Laubuca by the following combination of characters: lateral line complete with 34-27+1-2 pored scales; transverse line on body with ½ 6/1/2-2 ½ scales; caudal peduncle with ½ 4/1/1 ½ scales; body depth 27.2-29.8% SL; pelvic-fin length 20.5-25.2 %SL in adults, longer in juveniles, not extending beyond origin of anal fin; tuberculation on lower jaw dense, reaching backwards beyond level of anterior orbit (Ref. 75997).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Pethiyagoda, R., M. Kottelat, A. Silva, K. Maduwage and M. Meegaskumbura, 2008. A review of the genus Laubuca in Sri Lanka, with description of three new species (Teleostei: Cyprinidae). Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 19(1):7-26. (Ref. 75997)

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 = 0.5010   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00724 (0.00324 - 0.01618), b=3.07 (2.88 - 3.26), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.2   ±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 (14 of 100) .