It is chubby in shape. The body is rather flat than Climbing Perch. It has small head, short/blunt snout, small elastic mouth and thick lips. Its eyes are in the same level as mouth angle. It has medium-sized scales covering its head and body. It has long pelvic fin and anal fin. It has green-grey body, grey-black back and white belly in color.
It is found in Chao Phraya River and Nan River.
It eats aquatic plants and aquatic insects.
It is patient, easy to be raised, fast growing and easy to adapt to environment. It likes to stay as a group.
It`s body length is 15 -20 centimeters.