Dorsal spines (total): 2; Dorsal soft rays (total):
7; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 41 - 46; Vertebrae:
48 - 50. A species of Clupisoma in which the pectoral
spine extends at least to the base of the pelvic fin,
the abdomen is markedly keeled from the level of the
pectoral-fin origin to the anus, pectoral fin with
12 or 13 segmented rays, anal fin with 37 to 41 branched
rays, and first gill arch with at least 20 rakers.
The body is silvery, except for a dorsal greenish
band that extends only slightly ventral of the middorsal
line of the body. D. II, 7; A. iv-v, 37-41; Pt. I,
12-13; Pv. i, 5. Barbels in four pairs: one pair of
nasal barbels, one pair of axillary barbels, two pairs
of mental barbels, and one pair of inner mental barbels.
Remarks: Formerly in the Schilbeidae
Widely distributed in the lower and middle reaches
of the Irrawaddy River, the lower reaches of the Salween
River, and the Bago and Sittang rivers of Myanmar.
C.J. Jr. 2004
A new species of the Asian schilbid catfish genus
Clupisoma from Myanmar, with a redescription of
Clupisoma prateri Hora (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes:
Schilbidae). Zootaxa 437:1-10. Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors.
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