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Jump to next section Summary of Parakysis
Identification Catfish of the genus Parakysis are cryptically coloured fishes found in small forest streams of Sundaic Southeast Asia. They have a highly rugose skin with tubercles all over the body, branched mandibular barbels, a long, low adipose ridge and a forked caudal fin.
Size Smallest 20mm, largest 62mm, average 40mm, most commonly 46mm. All SL.
Species There are 6 "species" in the database
Keepers 2 species (33%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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1. Parakysis notialis (50%)
2. Parakysis verrucosus (50%)
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