Labeo barbatulus (Sauvage, 1878)
Labeo barbatulus
photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Labeoninae
Max. size:  30 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Mekong basin (Ref. 43281).
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 15-18. Dark brown to black body and fins; large dorsal with anterior branched rays longer than head and distal margin deeply concave; both lips fringed (Ref. 43281).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 25 February 2011 Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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