Chromobotia macracanthus, Clown loach : fisheries, aquarium

Chromobotia macracanthus (Bleeker 1852)

Clown loach
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Classification / Names Nombres comunes | Sinónimos | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

> Cypriniformes (Carps) > Botiidae (Pointface loaches) > Botiinae
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Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecología

; agua dulce demersal; pH range: 5.0 - 8.0; dH range: 5 - 12.   Tropical; 25°C - 30°C (Ref. 1672); 5°N - 5°S

Distribución Países | Áreas FAO | Ecosistemas | Ocurrencias, apariciones | Point map | Introducciones | Faunafri

Asia: Endemic to Indonesia (Sumatra and Borneo).

Length at first maturity / Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 20 - ? cm
Max length : 30.5 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 92922); peso máximo publicado: 469.00 g (Ref. 92922)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Body orange with 3 black bars. Eyes not covered with skin (Ref. 13274).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Adults are found mostly at the bottom of main river channels, often hiding under rocks, woods, or in mud cavities (Ref. 92922). Juveniles are often found in the floodplains (Ref. 92922). Adults feed on worms, crustaceans and plant matter (Ref. 7020). Aquarium keeping: aggressive; in groups of 5 or more individuals; minimum aquarium size 150 cm (Ref. 51539).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Breeding occurs at the beginning of the rainy season in fast flowing rivers (Ref. 1672).

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador | Colaboradores

Kottelat, M., 2004. Botia kubotai, a new species of loach (Teleostei: Cobitidae) from the Ataran River basin (Myanmar), with comments on botiine nomenclature and diagnosis of a new genus. Zootaxa 401:1-18. (Ref. 50472)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 28 November 2019

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Pesquerías: escaso valor comercial; Acuario: muy comercial
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Fuentes de Internet

Alien/Invasive Species database | Aquatic Commons | BHL | Cloffa | BOLDSystems | Websites from users | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | DiscoverLife | ECOTOX | Faunafri | Fishipedia | Fishtrace | GenBank(genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | IGFA World Record | MitoFish | Otolith Atlas of Taiwan Fishes | Acuarios públicos | PubMed | Reef Life Survey | Socotra Atlas | Árbol de la vida | Wikipedia(Go, búsqueda) | World Records Freshwater Fishing | Expediente Zoológico

Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 1.0000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00977 (0.00411 - 0.02324), b=2.99 (2.79 - 3.19), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  2.9   ±0.32 se; based on food items.
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (37 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.