Mekong Tiger Perch (Datnioides undecimradiatus)

Also known as Finescale Tigerfish, Gold Datnoid, North Thailand Tigerfish, Northern Thai Tigerfish, Northern Thailand Tiger, Northern Thailand Tigerfish, Siamese Tigerfish, Thinbar Datnoid, Thinbar Siamese Tigerfish, Tiger Datnoid

Description

Also known as Finescale Tigerfish, Gold Datnoid, North Thailand Tigerfish, Northern Thai Tigerfish, Northern Thailand Tiger, Northern Thailand Tigerfish, Siamese Tigerfish, Thinbar Datnoid, Thinbar Siamese Tigerfish, Tiger Datnoid.

Found in mainstream and large tributaries of the Mekong basin.
They feed on fish and shrimps.
Length - 40cm
Depth - ?m
Asia - Mekong Basin

Popular aquarium fish.
The juveniles camouflage by turning on their sides and floating like leaves. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/Datnioides-undecimradiatus

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