Lobocheilos gracilis (Fowler, 1937)
Lobocheilos gracilis
photo by FAO

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Labeoninae
Max. size:  24 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Chao Phraya (Thailand) and Mekong basins.
Diagnosis:  Body long, slender; fins with long, falcate tips; 3 stripes down middle of caudal peduncle; 6+25 gill rakers on anterior side of first arm (Ref. 12693).
Biology:  Inhabits large and medium-sized rivers. Feeds on periphyton and phytoplankton (Ref. 12693).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 21.06.97
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 08.08.01
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 08.08.01

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