Nemacheilus fasciatus (Valenciennes, 1846)
Barred loach
So chau,  Stream loach,  Kai chau
Nemacheilus fasciatus
photo by CAFS

Family:  Nemacheilidae (Brook loaches)
Max. size:  7.4 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 6.5 - 7; dH range: 12
Distribution:  Asia: Sumatra and Java in Indonesia.
Biology:  Occurs in mountain streams. Prefers quiet and clear water. Feeds on benthic organisms and detritus (Ref. 5258).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 26 April 2019 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   

Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 12.08.94
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 31.10.12
Checked by: Luna, Susan M. - 09.09.94

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