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Pseudeutropius indigens Ng & Vidthayanon, 2011

Image contributors to this species:

Johnny Jensen's Photographic Library (3)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus

Other Sources:

Fishbase  Search Google  All Catfish Species Inventory
 

Relevant Information:

This species is distinguished from P. moolenburghae in having fewer anal-fin rays 37-41 (vs.42-49); fewer rakers on the first gill arch 33-35 (vs. 43-45); a wider head 10.5-11.0% SL (vs. 8.5-9.9% SL); differs from P. brachypopterus in having more anal-fin rays 37-41 (vs. 31-35); shorter (23.1-24.3% SL vs. 27.0-30.6) and narrower (10.5-11.0% SL vs. 11.7-14.0) head; differs from P. mitchelli in having more anal-fin rays 37-41 (vs. 35-37); longer nasal, maxillary and mandibular barbels, reaching to at least anal-fin origin (vs. not reaching beyond pelvic-fin base).

Common Name:

None

Synonyms:

None

Family:

Schilbeidaeycipitidae

Distribution:

Asia: Thailand. Type locality: Narathiwat Province, Toh Daeng peat swamp, Khlong Pak Pla, 6°11'11''N 102°1'32''E, [Thailand].

Size:

6.5cm. (2¾ins)

Temp:

22 -26°C (71-79°F)

p.H.

6.0 -7.0.

Reference:

Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. 2014.FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. www.fishbase.org, ( 08/2014 )
Ng, H.H. and C. Vidthayanon, 2011. Pseudeutropius indigens, a new species of schilbeid catfish (Teleostei: Siluriformes) from peninsular Thailand. Zootaxa 3037:45-50

 

 

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