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Leptobotia elongata  (Bleeker, 1870)

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Cobitidae (Loaches) > Botiinae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Subtropical; 22°C - 28°C (Ref. 12468)

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 50.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 35840); max. published weight: 3.0 kg (Ref. 59370)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Body lightly grayish brown and with vertical or irregular band-like stripes of deeply brown; yellowish brown on head sides. Barbels 3 pairs; scales minute; pectoral and pelvic fins short and bases with long skin folds.

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Asia: middle and upper reaches of the Yangtze River, China.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Lives in the upper and middle streams of rivers and shoals and mountain streams. Carnivore and feeds on small fishes (Ref. 45563). Spawn from March to May and the roe is viscous and sticks to rocks (Ref. 45563).

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Kottelat, M., 2004. Botia kubotai, a new species of loach (Teleostei: Cobitidae) from the Ataran River basin (Myanmar), with comments on botiine nomenclature and diagnosis of a new genus. Zootaxa 401:1-18. (Ref. 50472)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

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 = 0.5001   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00389 (0.00180 - 0.00842), b=3.12 (2.94 - 3.30), based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  4.2   ±0.73 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High to very high vulnerability (66 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.