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Liobagrus mediadiposalis  Mori, 1936

Image contributors to this species:

Frants Lehmann (1 Stamp)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus

Other Sources:

Fishbase  Search Google  All Catfish Species Inventory Wikipedia
 

Relevant Information:

Dorsal spines (total): 1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 6 - 6; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 14 -17. Endemic to Korea and inhabits the rocky or stony bottoms of rocky streams. The streams are well oxygenated but during the summer dry season, they become hypoxic. L.mediadiposalis may be able to absorb oxygen through the skin during this period.

Common Name:

None

Synonyms:

None

Family:

Amblycipitidaemblycipitidae

Distribution:

Asia: Rivers of Natong, Kokson, Yongsan, Kim and Tchongchin, Korea. Type locality: River Rakuto at Bun-kei, Chosen, Korea.

Size:

12cm (4¾inch)

Temp:

18-22°C (63-71°F)

p.H.

6.5-7.5.

Reference:

Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. 2009.FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. www.fishbase.org, version (09/2010).
Jong-Young Park, Ik-Soo Kim and So-Young Kim. Structure and Histochemistry of the Skin of a Torrent Catfish, Liobagrus mediadiposalis. Environmental Biology of Fishes Volume 66, Number 1, 3-8.
Ferraris, C.J. Jr., 2007. Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types. Zootaxa 1418:1-628.

 

 

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