Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes(genus, species) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; demersal. Tropical
Asia: Mekong and Chao Phraya basins and Malay Peninsula (Ref. 27732). Reported Maeklong basin (Ref. 26336).
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 9.8 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 125890); max. published weight: 3.94 g (Ref. 125890)
Has a more compact appearance; the pectoral fin reaching beyond the origin of the pelvic fins (Ref. 27732); pectoral spines IV-VI; 6 saddles on dorsum (Ref. 12693). Pectoral fin with 5-6 simple and 10-12 branched rays (Ref. 43281).
Adults inhabit high gradient streams over fast bedrock, cobble runs and rapids while juveniles in slower stretches of gravel and exposed tree roots (Ref. 12693). Found in rapid-running mountain streams of the middle Mekong (Ref. 12975). Feed on aquatic insect larvae, particularly Odonatans (Ref. 12693).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Kottelat, M., 2013. The fishes of the inland waters of Southeast Asia: a catalogue and core bibliography of the fishes known to occur in freshwaters, mangroves and estuaries. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 2013 (Suppl. 27):1-663. (Ref. 94476)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804
= 0.5002 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00741 (0.00570 - 0.00964), b=3.07 (3.00 - 3.14), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.2 ±0.40 se; based on food items.
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100).