Labeo dyocheilus (McClelland, 1839)
photo by Vidthayanon, C.

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Labeoninae
Max. size:  90 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic, potamodromous
Distribution:  Asia: Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Nepal (Ref. 4832). Known from Maeklong (Ref. 26336), Salween, Chao Phraya and Mekong basins (Ref. 26336, 27732).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Adults live in clear active currents of large rivers (Ref. 4832). A migratory species (Ref. 37772). Found in the basin-wide mainstream of the lower Mekong (Ref. 36667).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 18 March 2010 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 26.06.96
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13

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