Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes
(Carps) > Cyprinidae
(Minnows or carps) > Danioninae
Etymology: Rasbora: Rasbora, an Indian word for a fish, also used in Malay peninsula. More on authors: Kottelat & Tan.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; benthopelagic. Tropical
Asia: Borneo, Indonesia.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Morphology | Morphometrics
A member of the Rasbora sumatrana-elegans complex (sensu Brittan, 1954) which can be distinguished by having following characters: a dark midlateral stripe from the opercle to the caudal-fin base, often faint or poorly contrasted, widened in a faint elongated triangular blotch at the end of the caudal peduncle; a conspicuous oval to triangular black blotch along the anterior half of the anal-fin base; and fins orange in life (Ref. 88805).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Kottelat, M. and H.H. Tan, 2011. Rasbora atranus, a new species of fish from central Borneo (Teleostei: Cyprinidae). Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 22(3):215-220. (Ref. 88805)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES (Ref. 118484)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00759 (0.00286 - 0.02011), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.2 ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (20 of 100) .