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Amblyrhynchichthys truncatus  (Bleeker, 1850)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) > No subfamily
Etymology: Amblyrhynchichthys: Greek, amblys = darkness + Greek, rhyngchos = snout + Greek, ichthys = fish (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic; potamodromous (Ref. 51243).   Tropical, preferred ?

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Asia: Mekong and Chao Phraya basins, Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Western and South Borneo (Ref. 26580). Reported from the Maeklong (Ref. 26336).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 40.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 30857); common length : 30.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 12693)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Blunt and truncate snout; last simple dorsal ray denticulated behind; adipose eyelid (Ref. 43281).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found mainly in rivers and enters flooded fields (Ref. 12975). Juveniles occur in October in the lower Mekong basin (Ref. 12975). Feeds on periphyton; other minor food items include phytoplankton, zooplankton and benthic algae (Ref. 10616). Small individuals are used for prahoc, larger ones are marketed fresh (Ref. 12693).

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Lim, K.K.P., P.K.L. Ng, M. Kottelat and M. Zakaria-Ismail, 1993. A preliminary working list of native freshwater fishes of Peninsular Malaysia with reference to some taxonomic notes. Asian Wetland Bureau, Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Malysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 9 p. (Ref. 5460)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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