Homaloptera zollingeri  Bleeker, 1853

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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: Bleeker.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Tropical

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 10.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7050)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

With 4-5 simple pectoral rays ; belly in front of posterior extremity of pelvic fins is naked only between pectoral fin bases (Ref. 34782). Scales keeled; color very dark to black with indistinct blotches (Ref. 12693). Base of caudal and lower lobe black, upper lobe hyaline (Ref. 43281).

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Asia: Mekong and Chao Phraya basins, Malay Peninsula and Indonesia.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits in high gradient streams over rocky substrates. Typically found on rocky bottoms in fast waters (Ref. 12693). Occurs in running waters of lower Mekong (Ref. 36667). Feeds on insect larvae. Not fished commercially, but has some potential for the aquarium trade (Ref. 12693).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Roberts, T.R., 1989. The freshwater fishes of Western Borneo (Kalimantan Barat, Indonesia). Mem. Calif. Acad. Sci. 14:210 p. (Ref. 2091)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Aquarium: potential
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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):  3.2   ±0.40 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.