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Akysis sp. varius Ng & Kottelat, 1998

Image contributors to this species:

Nonn Panitvong (1)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus  

Other Sources:

Fishbase  Google Search  All Catfish Species Inventory  Blog Page
 

Relevant Information:

This species was collected by the image contributor in the Phitsanulork Prov. Upper Choa Phraya, Thailand. Although it is similar to Akysis varius , 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:

4cm (1½ins) 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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