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Ellopostoma mystax  Tan & Lim, 2002

Enigmatic loach
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Thailand country information

Common names: [No common name]
Occurrence: endemic
Salinity: freshwater
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: | Ref:
Aquaculture: | Ref:
Regulations: | Ref:
Uses: no uses
Comments: Known only from Peninsular Thailand, Tapi and Pattani basins (Ref. 58784). Threatened due to habitat loss (Ref. 58784). Type locality, Khlong Sok on highway 410, 5 km west of Phanom, Tapi basin, Surat Thani Province (Ref. 50838). Status of threat: Critically Endangered (Ref. 58784).
National Checklist:
Country Information: https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/th.html
National Fisheries Authority:
Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Vidthayanon, C., 2005
National Database:

Classification / Names

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Ellopostomatidae ()
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL

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Main reference

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 7.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 58784)

Environment

Freshwater; demersal

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution

Asia: endemic to Thailand.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits mainstream rivers in sandy shore. Carnivorous, feeding on benthic microfauna (Ref. 58784). Length type is assumed in TL.

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

  Endangered (EN) (B1ab(ii,iii))

Threat to humans

  Harmless



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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 1.0000 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
2.8   ±0.3 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives

Resilience (Ref. 69278)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown