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''Datnioides microlepis'', also known as the Indonesian tiger datnoid, Indo datmoid, Indonesian tigerfish, or finescale tigerfish, is a species of freshwater fish endemic to the
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and Indonesia (
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and
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). Previous records from the Chao Phraya and
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rivers is due to confusion with the '' D. pulcher'' (Siamese tigerfish), which was included in ''D. microlepis'' until 1998. It reaches up to in length. This fish is commonly seen in the aquarium trade, and often is seen when juvenile about long.


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Freshwater fish of Malaysia Freshwater fish of Indonesia Percoidei {{Perciformes-stub