Paralaubuca harmandi Sauvage, 1883
Paralaubuca harmandi
photo by FAO

Family:  Xenocyprididae (East Asian minnows)
Max. size:  21.9 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Chao Phraya (Thailand) and Mekong basins.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Usually found as scattered individuals in shallow and medium depths of large rivers. Feeds on zooplankton and insects of larger size than seen in other members of the genus. Used to make prahoc (Ref. 12693).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 20 February 2011 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 28.05.97
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 23.09.02
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 19.07.01

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