Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Clupeiformes
(Herrings) > Clupeidae
(Herrings, shads, sardines, menhadens) > Ehiravinae
Etymology: dentibranchialus: Name from Greek 'minys' for small and Clupeoides for the generic name of larger and fully-scaled riverine clupeids which also inhabits the Mekong Basin.. More on author: Roberts.
Environment / Climate / Range
Freshwater; pelagic. Tropical
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 2.3 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 75047)
Morphology | Morphometrics
This very small species has the following diagnostic characters: abdominal scutes 9-10 + 4-6 = 13-16; gill rakers on lower limb of first gill arch 13; numerous teeth on maxillary bone 25-27 (Ref. 75047).
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions | Faunafri
Asia: Mekong Basin, Cambodia.
A gravid female was collected at 2.15 cm SL (Ref. 75047).
Roberts, T.R., 2008. Minyclupeoides Dentibranchialus, a new genus and species of river herring from the Lower Mekong Basin of Cambodia (Teleostei:Clupeidae: Pellonulinae). The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 56(1):125-127.
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningFecundityEggsEgg development
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Estimates of some properties based on empirical models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 1.0000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00398 (0.00158 - 0.01004), b=3.06 (2.85 - 3.27), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-BS (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.0 ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .