Homalopteroides indochinensis (Silas, 1953)
Homalopteroides indochinensis
photo by FAO

Family:  Balitoridae (River loaches)
Max. size:  4 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Viet Nam and possibly Cambodia.
Diagnosis:  Interorbital width equal to eye diameter (Ref. 34782). Absence of saddle-markings; with 5 unbranched pectoral-fin rays; 2 longitudinal stripes (Ref. 12693).
Biology:  Inhabit high gradient streams. Like other members of the genus, it probably Feeds on benthic insects.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 30.04.97
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 20.12.16

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