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Osteochilus jeruk  Hadiaty & Siebert, 1998

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) > Labeoninae
Etymology: Osteochilus: Greek, osteon = bone + Greek, cheilos = lip (Ref. 45335);  jeruk: Named for its orange color, 'jeruk' Bahasa term for orange; noun in apposition.

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Freshwater; pelagic.   Tropical, preferred ?

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Asia: known only from the Sungai Lembang and Sungai Alas, Sumatra, Indonesia.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 27.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 39912)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in a variety of conditions: in flowing water; in clear black or turbid brown water; over muddy, sandy or gravelly substrate. Valued for its tasty flesh (Ref. 39912).

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Hadiaty, R.K. and D.J. Siebert, 1998. Two new species of Osteochilus (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) from Sungai Lembang, Suag Balimbing Research Station, Gunung Leuser National Park, Aceh, northwestern Sumatra. Rev. Fr. Aquariol. 22( 1/2):1-4. (Ref. 39912)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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