Schistura daubentoni Kottelat, 1990
photo by FAO

Family:  Nemacheilidae ()
Max. size:  3.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Asia: Mekong basin in Laos and Cambodia.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 12-12; Anal soft rays: 8-8. Has 6 broad, dark brown, vertical bars on the sides; a large blotch on caudal-fin base; a narrow vertical stripe on the caudal fin; an incomplete lateral line ending about above the anus; 8+8 branched caudal-fin rays (Ref. 27732). Anterior nostril with a pointed tip reaching anterior margin of eye; incomplete lateral line reaching anus; 8 1/2 branched dorsal rays; 8+8 branched caudal rays (Ref. 39226). Caudal fin emarginate (Ref. 39226). Dorsal fin origin above or slightly behind pelvic-fin insertion (Ref. 12693).
Biology:  Inhabits rivers with sand or gravel bottoms (Ref. 12693). Found over gravel in shallow water, with moderate current (Ref. 27732). Feeds on insect larvae (Ref. 39226).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 07 July 2011 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 30.04.97
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 31.10.12
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 21.07.01

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