Luciosoma setigerum (Valenciennes, 1842)
Luciosoma setigerum
photo by Roberts, T.R.

Family:  Danionidae (Danios), subfamily: Chedrinae
Max. size:  26 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Malay Peninsula, Indochina, Indonesia.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-9; Anal soft rays: 8-8. Spots on lateral line scales; black submarginal stripe on each caudal-fin lobe (Ref. 12693). Well-developed barbels; no tubercles on snout tip; anterior pelvic ray with long filament; longitudinal row of roundish spots (often fused into a stripe), continuing as stripe on caudal peduncle and upper caudal lobe; middle caudal rays colorless (Ref. 43281).
Biology:  Occur in river mainstream and low gradient tributaries with logs and leaf litter on the bottom (Ref. 7050). Found at the surface of flowing waters. Feed mostly on fish (Ref. 12693).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 31 January 2019 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 09.01.96
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 01.12.14
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 20.07.01

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