Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Environment / Climate / Range
Freshwater; demersal; non-migratory. Subtropical
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5259)
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions | Faunafri
Oceania: known only from the Mitchell River system in the northern Kimberley region of western Australia.
Inhabits still or slow-flowing waters, usually in rocky pools. Occurs in streams. Usually found close to submerged sandstone boulders, but occasionally seen hovering in mid-water (Ref. 44894). Solitary, often hovering over submerged sandstone boulders, but sometimes forms loose aggregations in mid-water. Males are more colorful and slightly larger than females. Attractive species well suited for captivity, but is unknown to aquarists (Ref. 44894).
Allen, G.R., 1989. Freshwater fishes of Australia. T.F.H. Publications, Inc., Neptune City, New Jersey.
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: of no interest
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Estimates of some properties based on empirical models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.7500 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00955 (0.00306 - 0.02978), b=3.03 (2.77 - 3.29), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-BS (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.1 ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .