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  • Tachysurus albomarginatus
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Scientific Name Tachysurus albomarginatus  (Rendahl, 1928)
Common Name
Type Locality Tang-tu-hsien, Anhui, China.
Synonym(s) Leiocassis albomarginatus, Pseudobagrus albomarginatus
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Size 167mm or 6.6" 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 Asia: Tsien Tangtu-Hsien, China.
China 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 Ark. Zool.v. 20 A (no. 1) - pp170
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Last Update 2008 Mar 01 05:30 (species record created: 2005 Feb 13 00:00)