Local common name:
16 cm [max to 40 cm]
Up to10 m
Rivers, estuaries, reservoirs. Feed on insects, algae, plant Commercial Fisheries; Commercial Aquaculture; Commercial Aquarium.
Yes, it was introduced. Native to India & Sri Lanka.
Olive green to greenish-brown with 6 to 8 indistinct bars. Scales with white to light green spots. Pointed mouth.
This particular fish was caught just outside the Yishun[LSR] Dam, Singapore.
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