Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Badidae
Etymology: Badis: Latin, badius = the colour of swift (Ref. 45335); singenensis: Named for the Singen River, Arunachal Pradesh, type locality of the species (Ref. 87892).
Environment / Climate / Range
Freshwater; pelagic. Tropical, preferred ?; 28°N - 27°N, 94°E - 95°E
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.7 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 87892)
Morphology | Morphometrics
Badis singenensis is with the following combination of characters: a conspicuous black blotch posterodorsally on opercle, at the base of opercle spine, round and usually covering portion of several scales; three distinct dark blotches at dorsal fin base, first blotch behind third spine, second behind sixth dorsal spine and third behind the fifth and sixth soft dorsal ray; another distinct black blotch at the base of anal fin behind the fifth soft anal fin ray; tooth plate count 5; scales in lateral row 25-26; interorbital width 9.2–13.3% SL; upper jaw length 7.6–8.8% SL; lower jaw length 9.4–10.2% SL; head length 30.2–34.6% SL (Ref. 87892).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Geetakumari, K. and K. Kadu, 2011. Badis singenensis, a new fish species (Teleostei: Badidae) from Singen River, Arunachal Pradesh, northeastern India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 3(9):2085-2089. (Ref. 87892)
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
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00398 (0.00155 - 0.01022), b=3.11 (2.89 - 3.33), based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.2 ±0.5 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) .