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Scientific Name Pseudomystus stenogrammus  Ng & Siebert, 2005
Common Name Clown Catfish
Type Locality Sungai Laung at Dessa Maruwei, Sungai, Kalimantan Tengah, Borneo.
Pronunciation SUE doh MIST uss - sten oh grah muss
Etymology From the Greek pseudos, meaning lie, and mystus, a genus of bagrid catfishes. In reference to the overall similarity of the two genera. 
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Size 133mm or 5.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Members of the bagrid genus Pseudomystus are small- to mid-sized freshwater catfish endemic to Southeast Asia.Pseudomystus are commonly found in swamps and rivers throughout Southeast Asia. They can be differentiated from Leiocassis by a relatively short snout and a subterminal mouth. Many Pseudomystus have a color pattern of contrasting vertical bars or blotches.
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Distribution Asia: southern Borneo, Indonesia.
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Borneo Waters, Southern Borneo Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Data Deficient, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2019.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Zootaxa No. 813, pp 2, Figs. 1, 3a.
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Last Update 2022 Jul 17 08:42 (species record created: 2007 Sep 16 06:08)