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Siamese Tigerfish (Indo-Pacific Tigerperches)

There are now five species of "Siamese" Tigerfish (or Indo-Pacific Tigerperches) described in the Datnioides (Coius) genera, briefly summarised below. Click on the links for more information about individual species.

Scientific name Max Size (SL) Habitat
Datnioides campbelli (Whitley 1939) [1] 18"/45cm Freshwater/brackish
Datnioides microlepis (Bleeker 1853) [1] 18"/45cm Freshwater
Datnioides pulcher (Kottelat 1998) [2] 16"/40cm Freshwater
Datnioides quadrifasciatus (Sevastianof 1809) [1] 12"/30cm Freshwater/brackish
Datnioides undecimradiatus (Roberts 1994) [1] 16"/40cm Freshwater

References:
[1] Roberts, T.R. and M. Kottelat, 1994 The Indo-Pacific tigerperches, with a new species from the Mekong basin (Pisces: Coiidae). Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 5(3):257-266.
[2] Kottelat, M., 1998. Fishes of the Nam Theun and Xe Bangfai basins, Laos, with diagnoses of twenty-two new species (Teleostei: Cyprinidae, Balitoridae, Cobitidae, Coiidae and Odontobutidae). Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 9(1):1-128.

 

 

 

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