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Pao leiurus (Bleeker, 1850)

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Classification / Names Populärnamn | synonymer | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Tetraodontiformes (Puffers and filefishes) > Tetraodontidae (Puffers) > Tetraodontinae
Etymology: Pao: Origin of Pao is from the local name of pufferfishes in Thai and Lao languages, pla pao and pa pao, respectively, with pla and pa meaning fish, and pao meaning purse..  More on author: Bleeker.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ekologi

; sötvatten; brackvatten bottenlevande; pH range: 7.0 - ? ; dH range: 12 - ?.   Tropical; 24°C - 28°C (Ref. 2060)

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Asia: Thailand to Indonesia. Found in the Mekong basin.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 16.0 cm hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 12693)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Chin without marks or, rarely, with indistinct faint marks; upper part of body dirty brown, brownish gray or gray, poorly separated from lower part of body which tends to be dirty off-white, yellowish or pale gray, often with dusky mottling or spots; flank with one or more ocellated spots, which may be red-, green-, or blue centered.

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Inhabits streams and rivers in upland and lowland areas (Ref. 56749). Occurs in flowing and standing water habitats (Ref. 12693). Also found in swamps and reservoirs, where it may be extremely abundant (Ref. 27661). Encountered in medium to large-sized rivers (Ref. 12975). Feeds on mollusks, crustaceans and other invertebrates as well as some plant matter and detritus (Ref. 12693). Possibly poisonous and not a commercial fish (Ref. 12693). Sometimes imported in the aquarium trade but known to be very aggressive and snappish (Ref. 12693).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator : Matsuura, Keiichi | Medarbetare

Roberts, T.R., 1998. Freshwater fugu or pufferfishes of the genus Tetraodon from the Mekong basin, with descriptions of two new species. Ichthyol. Res. 45(3):225-234. (Ref. 27661)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 19 January 2011

CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Akvarium: Kommersiell
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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5001   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.02754 (0.01273 - 0.05959), b=2.88 (2.70 - 3.06), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  3.0   ±0.35 se; Based on food items.
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  Hög, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid mindre än 15 månader (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (14 of 100) .