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  • Tachysurus truncatus
  • Tachysurus truncatus
  • Tachysurus truncatus
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Scientific Name Tachysurus truncatus  (Valenciennes, 1840)
Common Name
Type Locality Java, Indonesia.
Synonym(s) Leiocassis truncatus, Pseudobagrus truncatus
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Size 420mm or 16.5" 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.
Sexing Males have an elongate genital papilla in front of the anal fin.
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Distribution South and southeast Asia: Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand.
Cambodia waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Indonesian Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Pacific, Malaysia Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Thailand Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Histoire naturelle des poissons. v. 15
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Last Update 2011 Jan 27 07:37 (species record created: 2005 Jan 31 00:00)