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  • Tachysurus crassilabris
  • Tachysurus crassilabris
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Scientific Name Tachysurus crassilabris  (Günther, 1864)
Common Name
Type Locality China.
Synonym(s) Leiocassis crassilabris, Leiocassis crassilabris macrops, Leiocassis crassirostris, Liocassis crassilabris, Pelteobagrus crassilabris, Pseudobagrus crassilabris
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Size 152mm or 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 China.
China Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
Temperature 15.0-25.0°C or 59-77°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 5, pp 88.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 07 02:09 (species record created: 2005 Feb 13 00:00)