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Range DescriptionThe species is very widespread in mainland Southeast Asia in the lower Mekong (from Lao PDR to the delta in Viet Nam, and in the Dong Nai River, southern Viet Nam; Freyhof et al. 2000), and in tributaries (e.g., the Mun River; Jutagate et al. 2003), the Chao Phraya and Mae Khlong basins (Thailand), the Malay Peninsula (e.g., the Endau drainage; Ng and Tan 1999), and coastal streams of southeast Thailand and Cambodia. Introduced to the Philippines. It is also recorded from the Tonle Sap River and lake (Chea and Hortle 2005).