Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes(genus, species) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes
(Carps) > Danionidae
(Danios) > Danioninae
Etymology: Microdevario: From the Greek 'mikros' meaning small and the generic name Devario, alluding to the small size and its relationship with Devario.; kubotai: Named for Katsuma Kubota (Ref. 38434) More on authors: Kottelat & Witte.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; benthopelagic; depth range - m (Ref. ), usually - m (Ref. ). Tropical; 0°C -
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 1.9 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 75599)
Vertebrae: 29. In the field, translucent yellow; aquarium-kept greenish yellow, with a glowing golden lateral stripe, belly, eye and opercle. Hyaline fins. Longitudinal scale series 24-25 + 1. Branched anal rays 9-10. Dorsal fin rays 2-3 simple, 7 branched. Pectoral fin falcate, with a very small axillary lobe present. Pelvic fin slightly pointed, 7 rays, a small axillary scale present. Anal fin rays 3 simple, 9-10 branched rays, last one split to the base. Caudal fin with 10 + 9 principal rays, 9 + 8 branched. Scales in longitudinal series 24 + 1 or 25 + 1. No lateral line pores. Predorsal scales 10-11 (Ref. 38434).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Kottelat, M. and K.E. Witte, 1999. Two new species of Microrasbora from Thailand and Myanmar, with two new generic names for small Southeast Asian cyprinid fishes (Teleostei: Cyprinidae). J. South Asian Nat. Hist. 4(1):49-56. (Ref. 38434)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.6250 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00891 (0.00371 - 0.02139), b=3.05 (2.85 - 3.25), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.0 ±0.3 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .