|All Fishes Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Epalzeorhynchos bicolor (Smith, 1931)|
|Common Names||Redtailed Black Shark
Eldstjärt (Sweden), Feuerschwanz-Fransenlipper (Germany), Red Tailed Shark, Red-tailed Labeo, Redtail Shark, Redtail Sharkminnow
|Type Locality||Small tributary of Menam Chao Phya River, near Paknampo [Nakorn-Sawan], central Thailand.|
|Etymology||Epalzeorhynchos: Greek, epalzes, -es, -es = curative + Greek, rhyngchos = snout.|
|Size||120mm or 4.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||Asia: Chao Phraya basin, Thailand. Reported from the Mekong basin.
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 Category||Not Evaluated|
|pH||6.5 - 7.5|
|Temperature||22.0-26.0°C or 71.6-78.8°F (Show species within this range)|
|Compatibility||Members in this genus can be fairly territorial, especially towards bottom dwellers that look similar.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 79 (no. 2873), pp 9, Fig. 4.|
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|Last Update||2017 Jan 20 13:28 (species record created: 2012 May 09 03:28)|