Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes
(Catfish) > Sisoridae
(Sisorid catfishes) > Glyptosterninae
Etymology: Exostoma: Greek, exos = outside + Greek, stoma = mouth (Ref. 45335). More on author: Blyth.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; demersal. Tropical
Asia: Myanmar and Thailand.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 10.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4833)
Morphology | Morphometrics
This species is distinguished from its congeners by the following characters: diameter of eye 10.1-11.9% HL; head width 18.3-21.1% SL; pectoral to pelvic distance 32.8-36.0% SL; distance from dorsal to adipose 9.2-11.7% SL; body depth at anus 11.0-12.7% SL; length of adipose-fin base 32.8-35.8% SL; adipose fin adnate to upper procurrent caudal-fin rays; length of caudal peduncle 16.4-19.6% SL, depth 9.2-9.7% SL; caudal fin weakly forked; preanal vertebrae 22-23 (Ref. 97386)..
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Talwar, P.K. and A.G. Jhingran, 1991. Inland fishes of India and adjacent countries. Volume 2. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam. (Ref. 4833)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: of no interest
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5039 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00676 (0.00303 - 0.01510), b=3.08 (2.89 - 3.27), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.2 ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low to moderate vulnerability (31 of 100) .