| Summary of Bagrichthys|
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||Bagrichthys: From bagrus, the name of a catfish genus frequently used to form generic names, and the Greek ichthys, meaning fish.
||Members of the highly specialized and unusually-shaped bagrid catfish genus
Bagrichthys Bleeker, 1858, live in large muddy rivers throughout Southeast Asia and
are characterised by their elongate and laterally compressed caudal peduncle, the
dorsally-directed serrations on the posterior edge of the dorsal-fin spine, gill membranes
united but free from the isthmus, and a long adipose fin without a free posterior
margin (Roberts, 1989).
||Smallest 160mm, largest 300mm, average 237mm, most commonly 300mm. All SL.
||There are 6 "species" in the database
||2 species (33%) are being kept by registered keepers
|New spp. / time
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| Most Kept Species|
|| Bagrichthys macracanthus (96.67%)
|| Bagrichthys hypselopterus (3.33%)
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