M. canarensis has a short supra-occipital process,
a long slender body, the fontanel not reaching base
of supra-occipital process (Grant 2009). See images
of a very small specimen of what appears to be M.
canarensis (photographed by Rahul Kumar). This
specimen was caught in leaf litter in a hill stream
in Wayanad, a couple of hundred miles south of Canara
district. In the first picture it measures around
2 inches Total Length, in the third image it is around
4 inches TL. Quite a slim Mystus compared
to a few from this genera.
India, From the district of Canara (or Kanara), Karnataka