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  • Pseudolais micronemus
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Scientific NamePseudolais micronemus  Bleeker, 1847
Common NameKortskægget Hajmalle (Denmark)
Type LocalityJava, Indonesia.
Synonym(s)Pangasius dezwaani, Pangasius micronema, Pangasius micronemus, Pangasius rios, Pseudolais tetranema
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Size 1000mm or 39.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
IdentificationEye large, its diameter 4-5 times in head length (in 18 cm long specimens); dark grey caudal fin; maxillary barbel rarely extends past eye and never past preopercle. Vomero-palatine teeth in 4 more or less ovoid patches; truncate snout; lower jaw with angular outline rather than rounded; very short humeral process.
SexingFemales are fuller-bodied.
Jump to next section Habitat Information
DistributionAsia: Mekong basin, Hue River, the Malay Peninsula and Indonesia, including Sumatra, Java and Borneo. Particularly widely distributed in Borneo (Kapuas, Mahakam, Rejang and Kinabatangan).
Mekong (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Pacific, Malaysia Waters, Peninsular Malaysia Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Indonesian Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Vietnam waters, Huong (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Borneo Waters, Western Borneo Waters, Kapuas (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Borneo Waters, Kinabatangan (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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IUCN Red List StatusData Deficient
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FeedingOmnivorous, feeding on animal and plant matter including detritus.
FurnitureNeeds large amount of open space for swimming room and some plants to help reduce the nervous nature of the fish.
BreedingUnreported.
Jump to next section Further Information
ReferencesVerh. Batav. Genootsch. Kunst. Wet.v. 21 - pp8
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2017 Apr 02 01:07 (species record created: 2004 Oct 27 00:00)