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Poropuntius angustus Kottelat, 2000

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) > No subfamily
Etymology: Poropuntius: Greek, poros = porous + Greek, punctum = marked with points (Ref. 45335);  angustus: From the Latin angustus (narrow).  More on author: Kottelat.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical

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Asia: presently known only from Nam Ou, Nam Tha and Nam Youan basins in Mekong, northern Laos.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 12.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 43281)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

With 14 predorsal scales; dorsal profile almost horizontal in front of dorsal-fin origin; body shallow, depth 25.3-28.8 %SL; caudal peduncle length 16.9-19.4 %SL, depth 10.7-12.6 %SL; a brown stripe along upper and lower margins of caudal fin, rest of fin dusky to very pale yellow (Ref. 36949).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found mainly in small streams, in forest and in shallow water (Ref. 43281).

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Kottelat, M., 2000. Diagnosis of a new genus and 64 new species of fishes from Laos (Teleostei: Cyprinidae, Balitoridae, Bagridae, Syngnathidae, Chaudhuriidae and Tetraodontidae). J. South Asian Nat. Hist. 5(1):37-82. (Ref. 36949)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Data deficient (DD) ; Date assessed: 12 January 2011

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

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=0.00631 (0.00304 - 0.01311), b=3.09 (2.92 - 3.26), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.2   ±0.4 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 to moderate vulnerability (27 of 100) .