Devario gibber (Kottelat, 2000)
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Family:  Danionidae (Danios), subfamily: Danioninae
Max. size:  6.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Xe Kong and Xe Don basins of the Mekong in Laos. Expected to occur in other basins in southern Laos and northern Cambodia.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-10; Anal soft rays: 12-14. Complete lateral line; 2 pairs of barbels, rostral barbel slightly shorter than the eye diameter, maxillary barbel much shorter; infraorbital process rudimentary or absent; caudal peduncle 1.3-1.6 times longer than deep; head relatively slender in lateral view, with a small hump on nape; cleithral spot present; 3 or 4 dark bluish stripes on side (Ref. 36949). In specimens larger than about 3 cm SL, stripes irregular anteriorly, sometimes zigzag shaped or dissociated into series of spots, spots of different series can be connected (Ref. 43281).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 16 March 2010 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Boden, Gert - 14.02.01
Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 06.12.03

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