|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Tachysurus intermedius (Nichols & Pope, 1927)|
|Type Locality||Nodoa, Hainan I., China.|
|Synonym(s)||Pelteobagrus intermedius, Pseudobagrus intermedius|
|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.|
|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 Status||Least Concern|
|Other Parameters||Occurs in fresh and brackish water.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. v. 54 (art. 2) 331 Fig. 5|
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|Last Update||2008 Mar 01 05:28 (species record created: 2004 Oct 27 00:00)|