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Scientific Name Tachysurus argentivittatus  (Regan, 1905)
Common Name
Type Locality Canton, Cungkun, China.
Synonym(s) Leiocassis argentivittatus, Macrones argentivittatus, Mystus argentivittatus, Mystus mica, Pelteobagrus argentivittatus, Pseudobagrus argentivittatus
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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.
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Distribution Asia: China.
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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
pH 7.0 - 7.5
Temperature 20.0-25.0°C or 68-77°F (Show species within this range)
Other Parameters 10-20 dH.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Revue Suisse de Zoologie v. 13, pp 390, Pl. 5 (fig. 2).
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Last Update 2020 Sep 24 14:25 (species record created: 2004 Oct 27 00:00)