Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; demersal. Tropical
Asia: Indonesia (Sumatra and Borneo) and Malaya.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 21.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7020)
Inhabits lakes, rivers and streams, usually close to submerged trees or logs or under floating logs and houses (Ref. 56749). Found as well in upland streams over stony substrate (Ref. 56749). Feeds on worms, crustaceans and insects (Ref. 7020). Breeds in small streams in swamp forest (Ref. 56749).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Kottelat, M., 2004. Botia kubotai, a new species of loach (Teleostei: Cobitidae) from the Ataran River basin (Myanmar), with comments on botiine nomenclature and diagnosis of a new genus. Zootaxa 401:1-18. (Ref. 50472)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804
= 0.5312 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00589 (0.00245 - 0.01413), b=3.07 (2.87 - 3.27), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-BS (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.3 ±0.40 se; based on food items.
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (16 of 100).