Hoven's Carp Leptobarbus hoevenii

Hoven's Carp
Hoven's Carp
Hoven's Carp
Hoven's Carp is a large barb native to the Thai/Malay Peninsula, Borneo and Indonesia's Sumatra. It can reach a metre long and is an omnivore eating plants and crustaceans. It migrates from rivers to floodpains in the wet season. It was separated from the similar-looking Sultan('s) Barb, L. rubripinna, of northern Thailand and the Mekong in 2009.