Epalzeorhynchos bicolor Smith, 1931

Red-tailed shark, Redtailed black shark, Red-tailed labeo, Red tailed shark, Redtail shark, Redtail sharkminnow



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1970's

Rediscovered in ?

IUCN status: Critically Endangered





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Smith H. M. (1931). Descriptions of new genera and species of Siamese fishes. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 79(2873): 1-48.


Other references:

Kulabtong, Sitthi et al. (2014). Rediscovery of the critically endangered cyprinid fish Epalzeorhynchos bicolor (Smith,1931) from West Thailand (Cypriniformes Cyprinidae). Biodiversity Journal 5(2): 371-373.

Vidthayanon, C. (2011). Epalzeorhynchos bicolor. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 31 May 2013.

Yang, J.-X. and Winterbottom, R. (1998). Phylogeny and zoogeography of the cyprinid genus Epalzeorhynchos Bleeker (Cyprinidae: Ostariophysi). Copeia 1: 48-63.


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