Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes(genus, species) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes
(Carps) > Psilorhynchidae
Etymology: Psilorhynchus: Greek, psilos = hairless + Greek, rhyngchos = snout (Ref. 45335); breviminor: Name from Latin, 'brevis' for short and 'minor' for small, referring to the short, stout appearance of this species; an adjective.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; pelagic. Tropical
Asia: Myanmar (Ref. 78700) and India (Ref. 95115).
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.9 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 95115)
Collected from algae mats on which the species seems to be resting/feeding. The type locality is s cool, fast-flowing stream, with sand and gravel substrate, moderately shallow 30 cm deep. Associated to this species include species of the genera Acanthocobitis, Schistura, Danio, Puntius, and Barilius (Ref. 78700).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Conway, K.W. and R.L. Mayden, 2008. Psilorhynchus breviminor, a new species of psilorhynchid fish from Myanmar (Ostariophysi: Psilorhynchidae). Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 19(2):111-120. (Ref. 78700)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)
CITES (Ref. 123416)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00417 (0.00181 - 0.00961), b=3.16 (2.95 - 3.37), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.0 ±0.4 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months ().
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .