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Jump to next section Summary of Tachysurus
Identification 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.
Sexing Males have an elongate genital papilla in front of the anal fin.
Size Smallest 51mm, largest 1000mm, average 242mm, most commonly 200mm. All SL.
Species There are 28 "species" in the database
Keepers 8 species (28%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Tachysurus fulvidraco (59.46%)
2. Tachysurus trilineatus (21.62%)
3. Tachysurus tokiensis (5.41%)
4. Tachysurus spilotus (2.7%)
5. Tachysurus nudiceps (2.7%)
6. Tachysurus longirostris (2.7%)
7. Tachysurus crassilabris (2.7%)
8. Tachysurus gracilis (2.7%)

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Jump to next section Distribution of selected Tachysurus species

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