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Crossocheilus elegans  Kottelat & Tan, 2011

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) > Labeoninae
Etymology: Crossocheilus: Greek krossoi = tassel + Greek, cheilos = lip (Ref. 45335);  elegans: From the Latin adjective elegans, meaning elegant..   More on author: Kottelat.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 10.6 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 87793)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 11; Anal soft rays: 7. Distinguished from all congeners by its colour pattern consisting of a blackish midlateral stripe extending from the tip of the gill opening to the middle of the base of the caudal fin, separate from the dark brown dorsum by a pale yellowish brown stripe. In all other named with a black midlateral stripe, the dorsum is olive brown, much paler than the midlateral stripe, and there is no yellow stripe between the dorsum and the black stripe (Ref. 87793).

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Asia: Segama and Kinabatangan drainages in Sabah, Malaysia.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in hill-stream habitats, usually near or in the riffle zone in fast flowing waters over a rocky bottom (Ref. 87793).

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Kottelat, M. and H.H. Tan, 2011. Crossocheilus elegans, a new species of fish from northern Borneo (Teleostei: Cyprinidae). The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 59(2):195-199. (Ref. 87793)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

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=0.00977 (0.00434 - 0.02202), b=3.02 (2.84 - 3.20), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .