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

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Labeoninae
Max. size:  9 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Asia: Mekong basin.
Diagnosis:  With 7-8 narrow stripes along the body; sometimes with a slightly dusky spot at base of caudal fin; 11-12 predorsal scales; 5-6 + 16-19 gill rakers on first arch (Ref. 12693).
Biology:  Occurs at bottom depths in large and medium-sized streams. Probably feeds on periphyton and phytoplankton like other species of this genus. Probably used to make pharos (Ref. 12693).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
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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