|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Akysis pulvinatus Ng, 2007|
|Common Name||Stream Catfish|
|Type Locality||Stream draining into Andaman Sea upstream of Kapoe, 9°34'14.0''N, 98°41'40.4''E, Ranong Province, Thailand.|
|Pronunciation||ack EYE siss|
|Etymology||From the Greek a, meaning without and kystis, meaning bladder; in reference to the lack of a swimbladder.|
|Size||30mm or 1.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Fishes of the genus Akysis are small species (typically not larger than 50mm SL) with tuberculate skin and a cryptic color pattern generally consisting of yellow patches or bands on a brown body. They have a distribution ranging from the Irrawaddy River drainage to the west, the Citarum River drainage to the east and south and the Lancanjiang (upper Mekong) drainage to the north.|
|Distribution||Asia: upper Tapi River drainage and hillstreams flowing into the Andaman Sea on the western half of the Isthmus of Kra in Thailand.
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|IUCN Red List Status||Data Deficient|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Zootaxa No. 1608, pp 52, Figs. 1, 2, 5a.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 08 07:26 (species record created: 2004 Feb 22 00:00)|