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  • Pseudobagarius hardmani
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Scientific NamePseudobagarius hardmani  (Ng & Sabaj, 2005)
Common Name
Type LocalityMae Nam Chao Phraya and tributaries in vicinity of Phayuha Khiri, Nakhon Sawan, Thailand.
Synonym(s)Akysis hardmani
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Size 35mm or 1.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
IdentificationCatfish of the genus Pseudobagarius are akysids with the snout extending well in front of the tip of lower jaw (which renders the mouth subterminal). The front and back nostrils are relatively large and closely set (separated only by the base of the nasal barbel). The caudal fin is deeply forked.
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DistributionChao Phraya River drainage in central Thailand.
Thailand Waters, Chao Praya (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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IUCN Red List StatusData Deficient
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FurnitureRocks or driftwood to partially deflect the current and for the fish to hide in. Some vegetation or leaf litter also ideal.
Suggested TankmatesIdeal tankmates include balitorine loaches such as Homaloptera, fast-swimming cyprinids such as Danio or Barilius, and smaller mastacembelids.
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ReferencesIchthyol. Explor. Freshwaters, Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 215-222, 5 fi gs., 1 tab., September 2005
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2010 Jul 29 13:59 (species record created: 2005 Aug 25 00:00)