dcsimg

Brief Summary

Comprehensive Description

Diagnostic Description

    Diagnostic Description
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    Has 4 barbels; bifurcate or even multifurcate lateral-line tubes; 12-14 gill rakers on first arch (Ref. 12693); very long dorsal spine (Ref. 43281).

Migration

    Migration
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    Potamodromous. Migrating within streams, migratory in rivers, e.g. Saliminus, Moxostoma, Labeo. Migrations should be cyclical and predictable and cover more than 100 km.

Threats

    Threats
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    Least Concern (LC)

Benefits

    Importance
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    fisheries: minor commercial