Psilorhynchus sucatio (Hamilton, 1822)
River stone carp
photo by Rahman, A.K.A.

Family:  Psilorhynchidae (Mountain carps)
Max. size:  8.2 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; pH range: 6.80000019073486 - 7.40000009536743; dH range: 10
Distribution:  Asia: India, Bangladesh and Nepal.
Biology:  Occurs mainly in the edges of sandy streams. Common near emergent or overhanging vegetation (Ref. 4832). Prefers pools and run areas of mountain streams (Ref. 12045).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 16 March 2010 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 18.07.96
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 06.01.03

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