WATERY WEDNESDAY # 69
It’s off to South East Asia to find a little fish with a funny face. Are you ready to head out on today’s adventure?
MEET THE CLOWN LOACH!
Diet: Carnivore: Invertebrates
Length: up to 12”
Conservation Status: common
- Clown loaches are bottom feeders.
- Clown loaches have a sharp spine behind each eye for defense.
- They have four barbells on the front of their mouths.
- Clown loaches are freshwater fish.
- They have 3 black bands on their bodies.
These cute little fish are funny looking with their barbells. Those barbells are used to find prey. That is a cool adaptation!