Labeo porcellus (Heckel, 1844)
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Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Labeoninae
Max. size:  35 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Asia: India and Sri Lanka. The status of threat refers to the population in Sri Lanka, which Pethiyagoda considers the valid name as Labeo lankae.
Biology:  Inhabits large streams and rivers in the upper reaches (Ref. 41236). Found in reservoirs and still waters (Ref. 11966).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 19 September 2010 Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 30.05.95
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 29.04.09
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 03.09.96

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