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Dwarf mormyrid

Electric eel

Cave tetra

The flooded rainforest

Arowana

The interesting species of the river

Arapaima

Piranha

Stream aquarium

Under the riverbank

River life

The plants in the river

River deep

Armored predators

Conservation of species

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Apalachicola snapping turtle

Apalachicola snapping turtle

Alligator gar

Alligator gar

Denison barb

Denison barb

Silver flying fox

Silver flying fox

Rainbow shiner

Rainbow shiner

Dwarf Chain Loach

Dwarf Chain Loach

Spotted green hillstream loach

Spotted green hillstream loach

Bluefin killifish

Bluefin killifish

Common Bristlenose Catfish

Common Bristlenose Catfish

Spotted green hillstream loach

Spotted green hillstream loach

Facts

LatinSewellia monolobata
Size7 cm
FoodCoatings on roots and rocks .
HabitatRivers
IUCN

Not evaluated

Destruction of habitat and pollution

LocationThu Bon River and Quang Nam River in Vietnam
Map

Climbs using its suction cup

The spotted green hillstream loach lives in fast-flowing waters. Its pectoral fins can form a partial vacuum – like a suction cup. This enables it to swim vertically up waterfalls and even to move up the sides of wet cliffs. Spotted green hillstream loach seen from below


California kingsnake

River pool

Archerfish

Endangered species

Lake Tanganyika

Lake Malawi