Indostomus paradoxus  Prashad & Mukerji, 1929

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

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Gasterosteiformes (Sticklebacks and seamoths) > Indostomidae (Armored sticklebacks)

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic; pH range: 6.5 - ? ; dH range: 6 - ?.   Tropical; 24°C - 28°C (Ref. 2059), preferred ?

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Asia: northern Myanmar to Cambodia.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 12693)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occur along the bottom in stagnant waters of canals, ditches and swamps. A sedentary, slowly moving species that spends most of its time resting on the bottom. Feeds on worms and other slowly moving benthic invertebrates. Relatively inedible, because of its small size and strong body armor. Not seen in markets (Ref. 12693).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Talwar, P.K. and A.G. Jhingran, 1991. Inland fishes of India and adjacent countries. Volume 2. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam. (Ref. 4833)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Fisheries: of no interest; aquarium: commercial
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