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Glyptothorax deqinensis Mo & Chu, 1986

Image contributors to this species:

Zhou Hang (1)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus

Other Sources:

Fishbase  Google Search  All Catfish Species Inventory  

 

Relevant Information:

Glyptothorax is distinguished from all other sisorid genera by having an adhesive apparatus on the thorax with with grooves parallel or oblique to the longitudinal axis of the body (vs. thoracic adhesive grooves transverse to the longitudinal axis of the body in Pseudecheneis, and thoracic adhesive apparatus absent in all other genera).

Common Name:

None

Synonyms:

None

Family:

Sisoridaecipitidae

Distribution:

Asia: Nujiang River in Yunnan Province, China. Type locality: Upper part of Lancangjiang, Mekong River, Dequin Co.

Size:

14cm. (5½ins)

Temp:

18-24°c (63-75°f.)

p.H.

6.0-7.0.

Reference:

Alfred W. Thomson & Lawrence M. Page; 30 October 2006. Genera of the Asian Catfish Families Sisoridae and Erethistidae (Teleostei: Siluriformes) (Zootaxa 1345)

 

 

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                                                                                                  updated = September 23, 2017 © ScotCat 1997-2017