Glyptothorax trilineatus Blyth, 1860
Three-lined catfish
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 Family:  Sisoridae (Sisorid catfishes), subfamily: Glyptosterninae
 Max. size:  30 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 6 - 7.19999980926514; dH range: 10
 Distribution:  Asia: India, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand and Laos. Reported from China (Ref. 45661).
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 1-1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 6-6; Anal soft rays: 13-13. A white mid-dorsal stripe extending from occiput to base of caudal fin, a narrow whitish axial line on sides from shoulder to base of caudal peduncle (Ref. 4792).
 Biology:  Inhabits pool and riffle areas of streams (Ref. 12045). Found in rapid-running mountain streams (Ref. 12975). Occurs in the basin-wide tributary of the lower Mekong (Ref. 36667).
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 07.06.95
 Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 29.04.09

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