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Scientific Name Ammoglanis borneensis  (Bleeker, 1851)
Common Name
Type Locality Sambas, w. Borneo, Indonesia.
Synonym(s) Hemipimelodus siamensis, Pimelodus borneensis
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Size 300mm or 11.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Head about as deep as wide; rounded snout; without teeth on palate
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Distribution Western Central Pacific: Sundaland and Indochina. Known from lowland rivers from Thailand to Indonesia and ascends the Mekong as far as Khoné Falls.
Pacific, West Pacific, Western Central Pacific (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Mekong, Lower Mekong (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Feeding Diet consists of molluscs, crustaceans, other aquatic creatures and plant detritus.
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Natuurkd. Tijdschr. Neder. Indiëv. 2 - pp430
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Last Update 2009 May 14 11:33 (species record created: 2004 Oct 29 00:00)