|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Bagrichthys majusculus Ng, 2002|
|Type Locality||Mun R. at Ban Dan, 3 km upstream from Mekong R. confluence, Khong Chiam district, Ubon Ratchathani Prov., Thailand.|
|Pronunciation||bag RICK thiss - mah juss kew luss|
|Etymology||Bagrichthys: From bagrus, the name of a catfish genus frequently used to form generic names, and the Greek ichthys, meaning fish.|
|Size||160mm or 6.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Members of the highly specialized and unusually-shaped bagrid catfish genus Bagrichthys Bleeker, 1858, live in large muddy rivers throughout Southeast Asia and are characterised by their elongate and laterally compressed caudal peduncle, the dorsally-directed serrations on the posterior edge of the dorsal-fin spine, gill membranes united but free from the isthmus, and a long adipose fin without a free posterior margin (Roberts, 1989).|
Thailand Waters, Chao Praya (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Mekong (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Thailand Waters, Bang Pakong (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Status||Data Deficient|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Folia Zool. v. 51 (no. 1) 50 Fig. 1|
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|Last Update||2014 Jun 09 09:31 (species record created: 2005 Jun 01 00:00)|