lower reaches of rivers and estuaries and feeds on
fishes and shellfishes. Breeding:
In most , if not all species, the male carries the
relatively large eggs in its mouth until hatching.
and lower Mekong River basin. Type locality:
Laos, Champasak, Mekong River at Ban Hang Khone, just
downstream from Khone Falls.
80cm. TL (28ins)
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