|Scientific Name:||Labeo calbasu|
|Species Authority:||(Hamilton, 1822)|
Catla calbasu (Hamilton, 1822)
Cyprinus calbasu Hamilton, 1822
Rohita calbasu (Hamilton, 1822)
|Taxonomic Notes:||There are no taxonomic issues associated with this species.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer/s:||Juffe Bignoli, D., Rema Devi, K.R., Datta, N.C. & Chaudhry, S.|
A widespread species with no known major widespread threats, Labeo calbasu is assessed as Least Concern.
|Range Description:||The species occurs throughout India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar, Pakistan, Thailand and Yunnan (southern China) (Talwar and Jhingran 1991).|
Native:Bangladesh; China; India; Myanmar; Nepal; Pakistan; Thailand
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This is a very common fish throughout India and in adjacent countries. However population trends are not known.
|Habitat and Ecology:||Occurs in rivers and ponds; in slow-moving waters of rivers and it is essentially a bottom feeder that feeds on plants, filamentous algae and diatoms (Ahmad and Niazi 1988, Talwar and Jhingran 1991, Arunachalam et al. 2000). Fecundity of this species ranges between 193,000 and 238,000 (Rahman 1989).|
No known widespread major threats to the species.
Potential threats to this species also need to be identified.
|Citation:||Dahanukar, N. 2010. Labeo calbasu. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 16 April 2014.|
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