Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; demersal. Tropical
Asia: India, Bhutan and Bangladesh (Ref. 4832), Nepal (Ref. 12045) and Myanmar (Ref. 57739).
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 10.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4832)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 6 - 8. Distinguished from other species by the combination of the following characters: head length 19-22% SL; caudal peduncle 3.0-4.2 times longer than deep; head width at nares 14.9-17.1% SL, 77-87% HL, maximum head width 86-105% HL; interorbital width 41-49% HL; length of caudal peduncle 16.7-21.4% SL; preanal length 72.0-78.6% SL (Ref. 37826).
Occurs in torrential hill streams. Prefers backwater and quiet eddies (Ref. 12045).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Talwar, P.K. and A.G. Jhingran, 1991. Inland fishes of India and adjacent countries. vol 1. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam. i-liv + 1-541, 1 map (Ref. 4832)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: of no interest
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00407 (0.00233 - 0.00713), b=3.15 (2.99 - 3.31), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 2.3 ±0.2 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100).