Hypsibarbus suvattii Rainboth, 1996
photo by FAO

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Cyprininae
Max. size:  35 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Annam in Viet Nam, South-East Thailand, South-West Cambodia and Mae Khlong basin in Thailand (Ref. 26580). Possibly occurs in the Mekong but has not yet been recorded there (Ref. 12693).
Diagnosis:  Has 4 horizontal scale rows between lateral line and mid-dorsal scale row at dorsal-fin origin; 7-8 gill rakers on first arch (Ref. 12693).
Biology:  Found in medium to large upland rivers and probably migrates into smaller streams during rainy season (Ref. 12693).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 08 March 2011 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 15.12.99
Modified by: Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G. - 05.10.00
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 07.08.01

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