Formosania lacustre (Steindachner, 1908)
Formosania lacustre
photo by Liao, T.-Y.

Family:  Balitoridae (River loaches)
Max. size:  12 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 1 - 10 m
Distribution:  Asia: endemic to Taiwan.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabits rapid flowing streams. Feeds on periphytic algae on rock surfaces.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Wang, Shen-Shih - 26.03.96
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13

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