|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Tachysurus gracilis Li, Chen & Chan, 2005|
|Type Locality||Guilin City, Zhujiang basin, Lijiang drainage, 29°55'23"N, 118°28'12"E, Guangxi Province, China.|
|Size||173mm or 6.8" 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.
The genera Pelteobagrus and Pseudobagrus form a monophyletic group, but the monophyly of the two genera are uncertain. Traditionally, members of the genus Pelteobagrus have been distinguished by their forked caudal fins (vs. truncate/emarginate caudal fins in Pseudobagrus). This convention is still largely used in current literature and is adhered to here. There are some Chinese species assigned to the genus Leiocassis (longirostris, crassilabris, tenuifurcatus, virgatus and argentivittatus), but have been tentatively placed in Pseudobagrus by Mo (1991).
|Sexing||Males have an elongate genital papilla in front of the anal fin.|
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Zootaxa No. 1067, pp 50, Fig. 1.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 07 02:04 (species record created: 2005 Jan 29 00:00)|