Pseudohomaloptera leonardi (Hora, 1941)
photo by Ott, G.

Family:  Balitoridae (River loaches)
Max. size:  6.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Asia: Mekong basin and Malaysia.
Diagnosis:  Scales keeled; ventral surface scaleless from pectoral fins to vent; 6 saddles on dorsum with last 3 extending down to connect with mid-lateral blotches; lateral blotches form an irregular shape (Ref. 12693).
Biology:  Inhabits high gradient streams and rivers with fast water over bedrock, boulder or cobble substrate.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 05 July 2011 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 30.04.97
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 22.12.16

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