Teleostei (teleosts) > Clupeiformes
(Herrings) > Ehiravidae
Etymology: Sundasalanx: Composed from Sunda, Asiatic island + latinization of Philippines, salamga, French salangana = the name of a kind of swallow (Ref. 45335).
More on author: Roberts.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; demersal. Tropical
Asia: Borneo in Indonesia (Ref. 7050) and Malaysia (Ref. 57780). Occurrence in the Mekong basin needs confirmation (Ref. 27732, 37773).
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 2.3 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7050)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 17 - 21;
Vertebrae: 41 - 43. Horizontal diameter of eye less than 4% SL; ceratobranchial 5 with 0-3 small conical teeth; total rakers on first arch 0-2 (Ref. 34809).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Kottelat, M., 2013. The fishes of the inland waters of Southeast Asia: a catalogue and core bibliography of the fishes known to occur in freshwaters, mangroves and estuaries. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 2013 (Suppl. 27):1-663. (Ref. 94476)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804
= 0.5078 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00468 (0.00191 - 0.01148), b=3.03 (2.81 - 3.25), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-BS (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.0 ±0.3 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100).