Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes
(Carps) > Leptobarbidae
Etymology: Leptobarbus: Greek, leptos = thin + Latin, barbus = barbel (Ref. 45335). More on authors: Weber & deBeaufort.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; demersal. Tropical; 22°C - 30°C (Ref. 12468)
Asia: known only from the Kapuas river, western Borneo.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 24.2 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7050)
Occurs in rivers and streams of the swamp forest, usually in backwaters (Ref. 56749). Feeds on plants, insect and crustaceans (Ref. 56749).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Roberts, T.R., 1989. The freshwater fishes of Western Borneo (Kalimantan Barat, Indonesia). Mem. Calif. Acad. Sci. 14:210 p. (Ref. 2091)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)
CITES (Ref. 123416)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5312 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), in cm total length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 2.9 ±0.4 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low to moderate vulnerability (32 of 100) .