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Vanmanenia crassicauda  Kottelat, 2000

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Balitoridae (River loaches)
Etymology: crassicauda: From the Latin crassus (thick) and cauda (tail), allusion to the stout caudal peduncle..   More on author: Kottelat.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical

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Asia: Nam Xam and Nam Ma basins in Laos. Expected to occur in Viet Nam.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.7 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 43281)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Caudal peduncle 1.2-1.5 times longer than deep, depth 9.3-10.7 %SL; anus closer to posterior extremity of pelvic-fin base than to caudal-fin origin; 12-16 black bars on body, their width about equal to eye diameter, quite regularly shaped and spaced in individuals larger than about 50 mm SL, less regular in smaller ones; juvenile with 3 broad black bars on body and a large black blotch on anterior half of caudal fin; 7-8 narrow saddles along back; pelvic, pectoral and anal fins plain colored, bright orange in life; 2 broad black stripes or row of spots on dorsal, 3 black bars or rows of spots on caudal fin; 15-16 branched pectoral-fin rays; 9 branched pelvic-fin rays (Ref. 36949).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in rapids, torrents and waterfalls (Ref. 36949).

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Kottelat, M., 2001. Fishes of Laos. WHT Publications Ltd., Colombo 5, Sri Lanka. 198 p. (Ref. 43281)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00537 (0.00231 - 0.01249), b=3.10 (2.89 - 3.31), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  2.9   ±0.3 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .