Ptychidio jordani Myers, 1930
photo by CAFS

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Labeoninae
Max. size:  33 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 563.0 g
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Asia: Zhujiang River in China. Occurrence in Taiwan doubtful.
Biology:  Adults inhabit gravel bottom of streams (Ref. 9671). Utilized for food (Ref. 89718).
IUCN Red List Status: Critically Endangered (CR); Date assessed: 21 January 2011 (A2d) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 07.08.95
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 27.10.16

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