Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes
(Carps) > Cyprinidae
(Minnows or carps) > Torinae
Etymology: Neolissochilus: Greek, neos = new + Greek,lissos = smooth + Greek, cheilos = lip (Ref. 45335).
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; benthopelagic; depth range - m (Ref. ), usually - m (Ref. ). Tropical; 0°C -
Asia: Thailand and Cambodia, south to Malaysia.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 45.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 12693)
Dorsal-fin with 9 branched rays; often with sharp scraping edge on lower lip; no black lateral stripe (Ref. 12693).
Inhabits pools of clear forested streams and rivers. Often develops a sharp edge on the lower jaw, which is used for scraping rocks as it grazes (Ref. 12693).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Rainboth, W.J., 1996. Fishes of the Cambodian Mekong. FAO species identification field guide for fishery purposes. FAO, Rome, 265 p. (Ref. 12693)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00437 (0.00201 - 0.00949), b=3.10 (2.90 - 3.30), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Moderate vulnerability (36 of 100) .
Nutrients (Ref. 124155
): Calcium = 1000 [291, 2,739] mg/100g ; Iron = 1.98 [0.93, 4.36] mg/100g ; Protein = 17.3 [15.5, 19.1] % ; Omega3 = 0.23 [0.12, 0.44] g/100g ; Selenium = 59.6 [24.8, 123.4] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 60 [28, 128] μg/100g ; Zinc = 2.87 [1.62, 4.93] mg/100g (wet weight);