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); triocellus: Named based on the presence of 3 (three) distinct blotches on fins.
Most likely a synonym of Badis singenensis Geetakumari & Kadu 2011 (Sven Kullander, pers.comm. 03 April 2013; also in Eschmeyer, CofF ver. March 2013: Ref. 93249).
Environment / Climate / Range
Freshwater; benthopelagic. Tropical, preferred ?
Asia: Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya in India.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.9 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 91242)
Morphology | Morphometrics
(total): 14 - 16;
soft rays: 6 - 8. Can be distinguished by the having the following characters: three distinct black blotches on fins, two on anterior and posterior end of dorsal fin respectively and one on anal fin; anterior blotch on dorsal fin is present in between 3rd-5th dorsal spine, posterior one present slightly above base of last 3-4 soft rays; on anal fin, blotch is present a little above the base of last 3 soft rays; light to dark brown blotch on middle of the opercle, a brownish blotch at middle of the base of caudal fin and a faint pattern of alternating light to brown irregular stripes along the sides of the body are additional combination of characters (Ref. 91242).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Khynriam, D. and N. Sen, 2011. On a new species Badis triocellus (Pisces: Perciformes: Badidae) from north east India. Rec. Zool. Surv. India 111(4):65-72.  (Ref. 91242)
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
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .