Barbucca diabolica Roberts, 1989
Fire-eyed loach
Barbucca diabolica
photo by Roberts, T.R.

Family:  Barbuccidae (Fire-eyed loaches)
Max. size:  2.3 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Asia: Malay peninsula (Johore) and western Borneo (Kapuas).
Biology:  Inhabits small, forested streams and backwaters. Feed on small invertebrates, algae and detritus from the bottom.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 January 2019 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 02.05.96
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 06.11.13

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