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Silurichthys marmoratus Ng & Ng, 1998

Image contributors to this species:

Michael Lo (2)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus Etymology = Species

Other Sources:

Fishbase  Search Google  All Catfish Species Inventory

 

Relevant Information:

Dorsal soft rays (total): 4; Anal soft rays: 44 - 55; Vertebrae: 48 - 52. Mature males with bifurcated serrae on the pectoral spine; zero or one gill raker on first branchial arch; and depth of caudal peduncle 6.3-9.5% SL. Occurs in both acid water forest streams and blackwater habitats in peat swamps. Also found in blackwater streams in lowland and upland areas. The species pictured was photographed in a subterranean stream in Jambusan, Borneo.

Common Name:

None

Synonyms:

None 

Family:

Siluridaeycipitidae

Distribution:

Asia: Northern and western Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, and Kalimantan Barat). Type locality: Sarawak: Sungai Sebiris, 13.8km after Kampung Puteh turnoff, towards Lundu on Sematan-Lundu road (1º41'32"N, 109º47'0.8"E).

Size:

10.5cm.SL (4¼ins)

Temp:

22-26°C (71-79F)

p.H.

6.0-7.0.

Reference:

Ng, H.H. and P.K.L. Ng 1998 A revision of the South-east Asian catfish genus Silurichthys. J. Fish Biol. 52(2):291-333.
Froese, R. and D. Pauly
. Editors. 2009.FishBase.World Wide Web electronic publication. www.fishbase.org, version (04/2009).
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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