Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes(genus, species) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; benthopelagic; potamodromous (Ref. 51243). Tropical
Asia: Mekong and Chao Phraya basins, Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Java and Borneo.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 28.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7050)
Has a black blotch at the base of the caudal fin, which is not always distinct; rows of spots along scale rows; two pairs of barbels (Ref. 27732).
Found in midwater to bottom levels in small rivers, canals, ponds and reservoirs (Ref. 12693). Occurs in medium to large-sized rivers (Ref. 12975). Moves out into flooded forest during high-water season. Diet consists mainly of insects with some aquatic macrophytes. Used to make prahoc. (Ref. 12693).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Roberts, T.R., 1989. The freshwater fishes of Western Borneo (Kalimantan Barat, Indonesia). Mem. Calif. Acad. Sci. 14:210 p. (Ref. 2091)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)
CITES (Ref. 123416)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: minor commercial
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 1.0000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01072 (0.00658 - 0.01745), b=3.03 (2.89 - 3.17), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 2.6 ±0.27 se; based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Moderate vulnerability (43 of 100) .
Nutrients (Ref. 124155
): Calcium = 268 [172, 416] mg/100g ; Iron = 1.52 [1.04, 2.22] mg/100g ; Protein = 17.2 [16.6, 17.8] % ; Omega3 = 0.347 [0.186, 0.667] g/100g ; Selenium = 50.2 [20.0, 91.9] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 74.7 [37.2, 156.4] μg/100g ; Zinc = 2.24 [1.67, 3.03] mg/100g (wet weight);