Cirrhinus reba (Hamilton, 1822)
Reba carp
Cirrhinus reba
photo by Osmany, H.B.

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Labeoninae
Max. size:  30 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Asia: Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Myanmar.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Adults inhabit large streams and rivers (Ref. 41236). Also found in tanks, canals, ponds, beels and inundated fields (Ref. 4832, 94287). Primarily feed on plankton and detritus, but may also take in mud, vegetables, crustaceans and insect larvae (Ref. 4832, 94287).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 29 September 2010 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 06.01.10
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 15.11.13

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