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Batasio tigrinus  Ng & Kottelat, 2001

Image contributors to this species:

Allan James (3)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus Etymology = species

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Relevant Information:

Dorsal spines (total): 1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 7; Anal soft rays: 13; Vertebrae: 35 - 37. Body and head greyish brown with 4 vertical dark brown bars. Vertebrae 35-37; adipose-fin base length 23.9-26.7% SL; pectoral-spine length 10.3-12.9% SL; dorsal-spine length 9.4-12.5% SL, body depth at anus 18.4-20.8% SL; snout length 31.9-36.9% HL; and interorbital distance 29.3-31.9% HL.

Common Name:

None

Synonyms:

Batasio tengana

Family:

Bagridaemblycipitidae

Distribution:

Asia: Mae Nam Khwae Noi basin, Mae Khlong drainage, western Thailand. Type Locality: Km 49 on road from Thon Pha Phun to Sangkhla, 15°04'25"N, 98°33'51"E, Huai Lia, Mae  Nam Khwae Noi basin, , Kanchanaburi Prov.

Size:

6.5cm ( 2½ins)

Temp:

23-27°C (73-81°F)

p.H.

6.5-7.0.

Reference:

Ng, H.H. and M. Kottelat 2001 A review of the genus Batasio (Teleostei: Bagridae) in Indochina, with the description of B. tigrinus sp. n. from Thailand. Rev. Suisse Zool. 108(3):495-511.

 

 

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