|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Helicophagus leptorhynchus Ng & Kottelat, 2000|
|Type Locality||Mun River at Bung Wai, about 7 kilometers west of Ubon Ratchathani, 15°12'30''N, 104°47'30''E, Ubon Ratchathani Province, Thailand.|
|Etymology||From the Greek leptos (slender)and rhynchos (snout), in reference to the relatively slender snout of this species.|
|Size||472mm or 18.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||Asia: Chao Phraya and Mekong River drainages in Indochina.
Thailand Waters, Chao Praya (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Mekong (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Status||Data Deficient|
|Feeding||Gut contents of wild-caught specimens include primarily gastropod and bivalve mollusks. Food selection varies with age and size: Younger, smaller fish eat gastropods; as fish grow, food choice expands to include bivalves (Grudpan et al., 2016).|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology v. 48 (no. 1). Grudpan, C. et al. 2016. Kasetsart University Fisheries Research Bulletin, 40, pp. 26-38..|
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|Last Update||2016 Apr 25 13:34 (species record created: 2008 Jun 24 18:31)|