Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes
(Carps) > Cyprinidae
(Minnows or carps) > Barbinae
Etymology: Neobarynotus: Greek, neos = new + Greek, barys, -eia = heavy + Greek, noton = back (Ref. 45335).
Environment / Climate / Range
Freshwater; benthopelagic. Tropical
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 40.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7050)
More than 10 branched dorsal-fin rays; more than 50 lateral-line scales; 4 barbels (Ref. 12693).
Asia: Viet Nam, Cambodia, Malaysia, Brunei and Indonesia (Ref. 7050). Known from the Mekong (Ref. 12693).
Found in large rivers as well as smaller streams during periods of high turbidity. Omnivorous species, feeding mainly on insects, as well as shrimps, submerged aquatic vegetation and inundated land vegetation. Probably taken by seines, gillnets and traps (Ref. 12693).
Rainboth, W.J., 1996. Fishes of the Cambodian Mekong. FAO Species Identification Field Guide for Fishery Purposes. FAO, Rome, 265 p.
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=0.00479 (0.00245 - 0.00938), b=3.13 (2.95 - 3.31), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-BS (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.4 ±0.50 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Moderate vulnerability (41 of 100) .