Chromobotia macracanthus 7cm

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Chromobotia macracanthus  (Bleeker, 1852)

Clown loach

Image of Chromobotia macracanthus (Clown loach)
Chromobotia macracanthus
Picture by Dikic, D.


Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Cobitidae (Loaches) > Botiinae


Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal; pH range: 5.0 - 8.0; dH range: 5 - 12.   Tropical; 25°C - 30°C (Ref. 1672); 5°N - 5°S


Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 20 - ? cm
Max length : 30.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 92922); max. published weight: 469 g (Ref. 92922)


Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Body orange with 3 black bars. Eyes not covered with skin (Ref. 13274).


Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions | Faunafri

Asia: Endemic to Indonesia (Sumatra and Borneo).


Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Adults are found mostly at the bottom of main river channels, often hiding under rocks, woods, or in mud cavities (Ref. 92922). Juveniles are often found in the floodplains (Ref. 92922). Adults feed on worms, crustaceans and plant matter (Ref. 7020). Aquarium keeping: aggressive; in groups of 5 or more individuals; minimum aquarium size 150 cm (Ref. 51539).


Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

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.


IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

Threat to humans






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