Leptobarbus melanopterus Weber & de Beaufort, 1916
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Family:  Leptobarbidae (Cigar barbs)
Max. size:  24.2 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: known only from the Kapuas river, western Borneo.
Biology:  Occurs in rivers and streams of the swamp forest, usually in backwaters (Ref. 56749). Feeds on plants, insect and crustaceans (Ref. 56749).
IUCN Red List Status: Near Threatened (NT); Date assessed: 07 January 2019 (B1ab(iii)) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 19.04.96
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 19.12.07
Checked by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 08.05.96

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