Psilorhynchus breviminor Conway & Mayden, 2008
photo by NRM Ichthyology Collection Database

Family:  Psilorhynchidae (Mountain carps)
Max. size:  4.87 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Myanmar (Ref. 78700) and India (Ref. 95115).
Biology:  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).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 23 February 2010 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 28.10.08
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 27.06.15

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