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|Kryptopterus geminus, a new species of silurid catfish (Teleostei: Siluridae) from mainland Southeast Asia
by Heok Hee Ng
resenting a short abstract from the latest paper (Sept.2003) from Heok Hee Ng.
Kryptopterus geminus can be further distinguished from K. cryptopterus in having a narrower head (9.5–12.0% SL vs. 12.2–14.2), longer anal fin (62.2–72.7% SL vs. 57.2–62.9) and snout (39.5–45.3% HL vs. 35.1–39.8), and more laterally-placed eyes (only ventral half, vs. ventral two-thirds, of the orbital margin visible when the head is viewed ventrally).
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