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Scientific Name Hemipimelodus borneensis  (Bleeker, 1851)
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Type Locality Sambas, western Borneo, Indonesia.
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Size 300mm or 11.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Western Central Pacific: Sundaland and Indochina. Known from lowland rivers from Thailand to Indonesia and ascends the Mekong as far as Khoné Falls.
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Borneo Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Thailand Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Mekong, Lower Mekong (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Known to be a mouthbrooder, the male's lower jaw extends hugely to accommodate large eggs and the fry once free swimming.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië v. 2 (no. 3), pp 430.
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Last Update 2023 Dec 29 04:10 (species record created: 2014 Nov 11 04:46)