Homalopteroides tweediei (Herre, 1940)
photo by JJPhoto

Family:  Balitoridae (River loaches)
Max. size:  4 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Mekong basin, Malay Peninsula and Borneo.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal and lateral blotches faint with a slightly darker mid-lateral stripe; pectoral fins extending past-pelvic-fin base (Ref. 12693).
Biology:  Found in moderate currents with living and dead vegetation. May move into seasonally flooded areas with moderate currents. Probably feeds on small aquatic insects and zooplankton. Not fished commercially (Ref. 12693).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 06 August 2019 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 15.05.95
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 20.12.16
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 09.08.01

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