Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes
(Carps) > Psilorhynchidae
Etymology: Psilorhynchus: Greek, psilos = hairless + Greek, rhyngchos = snout (Ref. 45335).
More on author: Hamilton.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; demersal. Tropical; 22°C - 27°C (Ref. 12468)
Asia: India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Myanmar.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.1 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 117048)
Occurs in hill streams and rapids (Ref. 4832). Inhabits shallow running streams with pebbly and sandy bottom, usually associated with hard substrates (Ref. 41236).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Vishwanath, W. and W. Manojkamur, 1995. Fishes of the cyprinoid genus Psilorhynchus McClelland from Manipur, India, with description of a new species. Jap. J. Ichthyol. 42(3/4):249-253. (Ref. 13244)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: of no interest
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00562 (0.00316 - 0.01002), b=3.32 (3.17 - 3.47), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 2.9 ±0.4 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100).