Cat-eLog Species Updates

  • Jun 16, 05:29 (Bagridae)
    [changes]
    Desc_by changed to [Nichols] from [].

    Original_desc changed to [n] from [].

    Type_locality changed to [Hokou (Chaoshan), northeastern Kiangsi Province, China [Hekou Town, Yanshan County, Jiangxi Province].] from [].

    Literature changed to [American Museum Novitates No. 440, pp 4, Fig. 3.] from [].

    Genus_identification changed to [Tachysurus can be identified by an extrascapular without a laterosensory canal, and a pterotic with a broad lateral laminar expansion. It is among the most speciose catfish groups in East Asia and its members inhabit habitats ranging from fast-flowing hillstreams to large rivers.] from [Tachysurus can be identified by an extrascapular without a laterosensory canal, and a pterotic with a broad lateral laminar expansion. It is among the most speciose catfish groups in East Asia and its members inhabit habitats ranging from fast-flowing hillstreams to large rivers.].
  • Jun 16, 03:29 (Bagridae) New Species
  • Jun 16, 01:54 (Loricariidae)
    [changes]
    Literature changed to [Atlas ichthyologique des Indes Orientales Néêrlandaises v. 2, pp 3.] from [Atlas ichthyologique des Indes Orientales Néêrlandaises, pp 3.].
  • Jun 16, 01:54 Curculionichthys monolechis (Loricariidae)
    [changes]
    Desc_by changed to [Morais, Gamarra & Reis] from [].

    Year changed to [2024] from [0].

    Original_desc changed to [y] from [].

    Type_locality changed to [Sandbank downstream from Lawai Falls, Saramacca River, Suriname, 4°03'55.3"N, 55°53'32.3"W.] from [].

    Type_loc_lat changed to [4.0653611111111] from [0].

    Type_loc_long changed to [-55.892305555556] from [0].

    Literature changed to [Ichthyology & Herpetology v. 112 (no. 1), pp 60, Figs. 1-4.] from [].
  • Jun 16, 01:53 Trichomycterus diamantinensis (Trichomycteridae)
    [changes]
    Desc_by changed to [Costa, Feltrin, Mattos & Katz] from [].

    Year changed to [2024] from [0].

    Original_desc changed to [y] from [].

    Type_locality changed to [Rio da Bomba, tributary of Rio Preto, Rio Santo Antônio drainage, Rio Paraguaçu basin, Vale do Capão district, Palmeiras Municipality, Bahia State, Brazil, 12°39'35"S, 41°29'14"W, elevation about 980 meters.] from [].

    Type_loc_lat changed to [-12.659722222222] from [0].

    Type_loc_long changed to [-41.487222222222] from [0].

    Literature changed to [Zoosystematics and Evolution v. 100 (no. 1), pp 225, Figs. 2-3, 4A-C.] from [].
  • Jun 15, 11:23 (Callichthyidae)
    [changes]
    Genus_etymology changed to [Cory = helmet, doras = skin. In this case it was incorrectly used to mean armour (cuirasse) instead of skin in allusion to the dual rows of plates that run along the flanks of this genus.] from [Cory = helmet, doras = skin. In this case it was incorrectly used to mean armour (cuirasse) instead of skin in allusion to the dual rows of plates that run along the flanks of this genus.].

    Etymology changed to [The Latin aeneus, means brazen, of copper and refers to this species' metallic green sheen when in top or natural conditions.] from [The Latin aeneus, means brazen, of copper and refers to this species' metallic green sheen when in top or natural conditions.].

    Identification changed to [A very variable species. See catfish of the month link below.
    Occasionally confused with Brochis spp. but can be distinguished fairly easily by the number of rays and shape of dorsal fin - Corydoras have less than ten rays, Brochis have ten or more rays.]
    from [A very variable species. See catfish of the month link below.
    Occasionally confused with Brochis spp. but can be distinguished fairly easily by the number of rays and shape of dorsal fin - Corydoras have less than ten rays, Brochis have ten or more rays.].

    Genus_sexing changed to [Males are smaller and slimmer. Females grow larger and are much wider which can most easily be observed from above.] from [].

    Genus_furniture changed to [Substrate should be fine sand, bordered with driftwood and aquatic plants leaving an open area for them to search for food and swim.] from [].

    Breeding changed to [Easily accomplished with captive raised stock. Some colour varieties are more challenging than others. Given the presence of a suitably egg-laden female and a mature male or two, spawning can be triggered by a large, cool water change. Try changing 30-40% of the aquarium water (at 21°C) and bring the temperature down to 16°C. Do this slowly over an hour or two.The fish should respond by spawning in the classic 'T' formation method.
    Here, using one of his pectoral fins, the male clamps the female to his side by her barbels and fertilizes a small batch of eggs held within the protective basket formed by her pelvic fins. The adhesive eggs are then placed on plants or aquarium walls and the process repeated. The eggs take 3-4 days to hatch. It is safe to leave well fed parents with the eggs, but some breeders prefer to remove the eggs, or indeed parents, to avoid any temptation of an easy snack.
    For the first few days of their life, pre-soaked powdered flake food should be fed to the fry. After the first 3 or 4 days, newly hatched brineshrimp can also be sparingly used to bring on the fishes growth. As the fish grow more and more foods can be offered in line with the size of the developing juveniles. Adult colouration is reached in around nine weeks.]
    from [Easily accomplished with captive raised stock. Some colour varieties are more challenging than others. Given the presence of a suitably egg-laden female and a mature male or two, spawning can be triggered by a large, cool water change. Try changing 30-40% of the aquarium water (at 21°C) and bring the temperature down to 16°C. Do this slowly over an hour or two.The fish should respond by spawning in the classic 'T' formation method.
    Here, using one of his pectoral fins, the male clamps the female to his side by her barbels and fertilizes a small batch of eggs held within the protective basket formed by her pelvic fins. The adhesive eggs are then placed on plants or aquarium walls and the process repeated. The eggs take 3-4 days to hatch. It is safe to leave well fed parents with the eggs, but some breeders prefer to remove the eggs, or indeed parents, to avoid any temptation of an easy snack.
    For the first few days of their life, pre-soaked powdered flake food should be fed to the fry. After the first 3 or 4 days, newly hatched brineshrimp can also be sparingly used to bring on the fishes growth. As the fish grow more and more foods can be offered in line with the size of the developing juveniles. Adult colouration is reached in around nine weeks.].
  • Jun 14, 13:18 Corydoras sp. (Cw207) (Callichthyidae) New Species
  • Jun 14, 13:17 Corydoras sp. (Cw206) (Callichthyidae) New Species
  • Jun 14, 13:15 Hoplisoma sp. (Cw205) (Callichthyidae) New Species
  • Jun 14, 13:14 Hoplisoma sp. (Cw204) (Callichthyidae) New Species
  • Jun 14, 13:13 Hoplisoma sp. (Cw203) (Callichthyidae) New Species
  • Jun 14, 13:12 Brochis (sub-clade 3) sp. (Cw202) (Callichthyidae) New Species
  • Jun 14, 13:11 Corydoras sp. (Cw201) (Callichthyidae) New Species
  • Jun 14, 13:10 Hoplisoma sp. (Cw200) (Callichthyidae) New Species
  • Jun 14, 13:09 Hoplisoma sp. (Cw199) (Callichthyidae) New Species
  • Jun 14, 13:07 Hoplisoma sp. (Cw197) (Callichthyidae)
  • Jun 14, 13:06 Hoplisoma sp. (Cw196) (Callichthyidae)
  • Jun 14, 13:06 Hoplisoma sp. (Cw191) (Callichthyidae)
  • Jun 14, 13:06 (Callichthyidae)
  • Jun 14, 13:06 Hoplisoma sp. (Cw189) (Callichthyidae)
  • Jun 14, 13:06 Hoplisoma sp. (Cw187) (Callichthyidae)
  • Jun 14, 13:06 (Callichthyidae)
  • Jun 14, 13:06 Hoplisoma sp. (Cw181) (Callichthyidae)
  • Jun 14, 13:05 (Callichthyidae)
  • Jun 14, 13:05 (Callichthyidae)
    [changes]
    Original_desc changed to [-] from [].

    Distribution changed to [Specimens used to create the CW-number were collected by Mr. Hernando Gil near the town of Vista Hermosa, Meta, Colombia.] from [].
  • Jun 14, 13:05 (Callichthyidae)
  • Jun 14, 13:05 Hoplisoma sp. (Cw165) (Callichthyidae)
  • Jun 14, 13:05 Hoplisoma sp. (Cw163) (Callichthyidae)
  • Jun 14, 13:04 Hoplisoma sp. (Cw162) (Callichthyidae)
  • Jun 14, 13:04 (Callichthyidae)
    [changes]
    Original_desc changed to [-] from [].

    Identification changed to [This cory can be imagined as having the body of C. armatus with an arc stripe. The coloration is variable, with some specimens having a solid arc and others having the arc broken along the body (similar to C. evelynae). Although in some ways similar to C. urucu, CW159 grows nearly twice as long.] from [].

    General changed to [This fish has been imported recently to Aquarium Glaser and sold as "cf. urucu," but it appears to be a distinct species. It originates from the Rio Purus area.] from [].
  • Jun 14, 13:04 (Callichthyidae)
  • Jun 14, 13:04 Hoplisoma sp. (Cw152) (Callichthyidae)
  • Jun 14, 13:04 Hoplisoma sp. (Cw145) (Callichthyidae)
  • Jun 14, 13:03 (Callichthyidae)
  • Jun 14, 13:03 (Callichthyidae)
  • Jun 14, 13:03 (Callichthyidae)
  • Jun 14, 13:03 (Callichthyidae)
  • Jun 14, 13:03 (Callichthyidae)
    [changes]
    Original_desc changed to [-] from [].
  • Jun 14, 13:03 (Callichthyidae)
  • Jun 14, 13:02 (Callichthyidae)
  • Jun 14, 13:02 Hoplisoma sp. (Cw122) (Callichthyidae)
  • Jun 14, 13:02 (Callichthyidae)

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