|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Tachysurus truncatus (Valenciennes, 1840)|
|Type Locality||Java, Indonesia.|
|Synonym(s)||Leiocassis truncatus, Pseudobagrus truncatus|
|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.|
|Distribution||South and southeast Asia: Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand.
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|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)|