|Summary of Helicophagus|
|Identification||Helicophagus have a short and a large premaxillary toothplate; the vomerine toothplate without additional toothplate; the front border of the snout is pierced by anterior nostrils; the posterior nostrils are between and in line with the anterior nostrils and the middle of eye; a narrow mouth (<35% HL); a slender anterior part of snout length (<16.5% HL) (Gustiano & Pouyaud, 2008, Indonesian Aquaculture Journal, 3(1), 13-22. http://dx.doi.org/10.15578/iaj.3.1.2008.13-22).|
|Feeding||Gut contents of wild-caught specimens include primarily gastropod and bivalve mollusks. Some wild specimens also eat annelid worms similar to Tubifex.|
|Size||Smallest 281mm, largest 628mm, average 460mm, most commonly 472mm. All SL.|
|Species||There are 3 "species" in the database|
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|Distribution of selected Helicophagus species|
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