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Akysis sp. ephippifer  Ng & Kottelat, 1998

Image contributors to this species:

Nonn Panitvong (1)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus Etymology = species

Other Sources:

Fishbase  Google Search  All Catfish Species Inventory 
 

Relevant Information:

This species was collected by the image contributor in the Phitsanulork Prov. Upper Choa Phraya, Thailand although it is similar to Akysis ephippifer, which comes from the Mekong drainage, this is from the Phraya drainage so it may be an undescibed species.

Common Name:

None

Synonyms:

None

Family:

Akysidaemblycipitidae

Distribution:

Asia: Thailand; Phitsanulork Prov. Upper Choa Phraya.

Size:

3cm (1¼ins) sl.

Temp:

18-24°C (63-75°F)

p.H.

6.5-7.5.

Reference:

Ng, H.H. and M. Kottelat, 1998. The catfish genus Akysis Bleeker (Teleostei: Akysidae) in Indochina, with descriptions of six new species. J. Nat. Hist. 32:1057-1097

 

 

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