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Badis ruber Schreitmuller, 1923
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Badis ruber Schreitmüller , 1923

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Badidae (Chameleonfishes)
Etymology: Badis: Latin, badius = the colour of swift (Ref. 45335 ) .

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical

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Asia: Mekong basin in Laos and Thailand, Salween and Irrawaddy basins.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 43281 )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 16 - 18; Dorsal soft rays (total): 8-10; Anal spines : 3; Anal soft rays : 6 - 8; Vertebrae : 26 - 29. Possesses a dark blotch on the dorsolateral aspect of the caudal peduncle. Postorbital stripe angled. Caudal peduncle blotch large, extending dorsally across dorsal margin of caudal peduncle. Black spots in vertical bars on sides; faint pattern of alternating light and dark stripes along the side. Caudal fin base with 3 distinct dark blotches basally. Scales in lateral row 26-28 (Ref. 46238 ).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits small creeks with dense vegetation (Ref. 43281 ). It is common in roadside ditches and similar lentic habitats in lowland (Ref. 46238 ).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

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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. 120744 )

  Least Concern (LC)  ; Date assessed: 09 November 2011

CITES (Ref. 115941 )

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Not Evaluated

Updated: 2020-01-25 11:18:05 gmt
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