Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes(genus, species) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes
(Carps) > Balitoridae
Etymology: Pseudohomaloptera: Greek, pseudes = false + Greek, homalos = flat + Greek, pteron = wing, fin (Ref. 45335); batek: Named from the vernacular 'batek', a traditional Indonesian patterned cloth, made by hand painting. This is in reference to the unique beautiful body pattern, applied as a substantive in apposition (Ref. 81925).
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; demersal. Tropical
Asia: upper Katinga River basin in central Kalimantan, Indonesia.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 9.9 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 81925)
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Randall, Z.S. and L.M. Page, 2015. On the paraphyly of Homaloptera (Teleostei: Balitoridae) and description of a new genus of hillstream loaches from the Western Ghats of India. Zootaxa 3926(1):57-86. (Ref. 100449)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804
= 0.5156 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01122 (0.00350 - 0.03595), b=3.10 (2.85 - 3.35), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.2 ±0.4 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100).