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  • Laides longibarbis
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Scientific Name Laides longibarbis  (Fowler, 1934)
Common Name
Type Locality Me Kong at Chieng Sen, n. Thailand.
Synonym(s) Pangasius longibarbis
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Size 142mm or 5.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Compared to L. hexanema , this species differs in having a longer anal fin base (38.6-41.5% SL versus 34.8-37.9) with more anal fin rays (41-47 versus 36-39), a smaller eye (eye diameter 20.1-23.6% HL versus 28.6-38.5) and a larger interorbital distance (47.0-55.6% HL versus 37.9-47.3).
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Distribution Asia: Mekong, Chao Phraya and Meklong basins.
Mekong (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Thailand Waters, Chao Praya (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Thailand Waters, Meklong (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Status Least Concern
Other Parameters Inhabits large rivers with turbid and slow or standing waters.
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Feeding Feeds on fishes and zooplankton.
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila. v. 86 87 Fig. 27
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Last Update 2009 Apr 17 23:50 (species record created: 2005 Nov 07 00:00)