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  • Tachysurus intermedius
  • Tachysurus intermedius
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Scientific Name Tachysurus intermedius  (Nichols & Pope, 1927)
Common Name
Type Locality Nodoa, Hainan Island, China.
Synonym(s) Pelteobagrus intermedius, Pseudobagrus intermedius
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Size 135mm or 5.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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.

Greyish in colour, with some dark spot on the side, all fins are coloured black
Sexing Males have an elongate genital papilla in front of the anal fin.
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Distribution Asia: Hainan Island, China and Viet Nam.
China Waters, Hainan Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2011.
Other Parameters Occurs in fresh and brackish water.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History v. 54 (art. 2), pp 331, Fig. 5.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 06 04:56 (species record created: 2004 Oct 27 00:00)