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Homaloptera tweediei  Herre, 1940

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Balitoridae (River loaches)
Etymology: Homaloptera: Greek, homalos = flat + Greek, pteron = wing, fin (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Herre.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Tropical

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 2 - ? cm
Max length : 4.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 30857)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal and lateral blotches faint with a slightly darker mid-lateral stripe; pectoral fins extending past-pelvic-fin base (Ref. 12693).

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Asia: Mekong basin, Malay Peninsula and Borneo.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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).

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Kottelat, M., A.J. Whitten, S.N. Kartikasari and S. Wirjoatmodjo, 1993. Freshwater fishes of Western Indonesia and Sulawesi. Periplus Editions, Hong Kong. 221 p. (Ref. 7050)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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FAO(Publication : search) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00389 (0.00180 - 0.00842), b=3.12 (2.94 - 3.30), based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.3   ±0.43 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.