Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Badidae
Environment / Climate / Range
Freshwater; benthopelagic; depth range 0 - 1 m (Ref. 46238). Tropical, preferred ?
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 1.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 46238); 1.2 cm SL (female)
(total): 12 - 14;
soft rays: 6 - 7;
Vertebrae: 24 - 25. No palatine dentition. Scales in transverse row 8.5. Pre-, post-, and supraorbital stripes present. No anguloarticular lateralis canal. Males with 7 prominent dark vertical bars across sides; females uniform or with indistinct vertical bars (Ref. 46238).
Collected from a stream (in November, dry season) which varied in width between 2-5 m and in depth 30-70 cm; the water is crystal clear and around 26°C; dense vegetation of aquatic plants (e.g. Limnophila, Hygrophila, Vallisneria, Ottelia, and Rotala species); bottom cover was sand and fine gravel (Ref. 46238).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Kullander, S.O. and R. Britz, 2002. Revision of the family Badidae (Teleostei: Perciformes), with description of a new genus and ten new species. Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 13(4):295-372. (Ref. 46238)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 109396)
CITES (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5156 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00447 (0.00176 - 0.01137), b=3.10 (2.88 - 3.32), based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.0 ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months ().
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .