|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Akysis vespertinus Ng, 2008|
|Common Name||Stream Catfish|
|Type Locality||Headwaters of Ann Chaung drainage, ca. 19 kilometers east by south of Ann, 19°43'N, 94°11'E, Rakhine state, Myanmar.|
|Pronunciation||ack EYE siss|
|Etymology||From the Greek a, meaning without and kystis, meaning bladder; in reference to the lack of a swimbladder.|
|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: Ann Chaung drainage in Myanmar.
Myanmar Waters, Ann Chuang (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.|
|Reference||Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 19 (no. 3), pp 256, Fig. 1, 4a, 5a.|
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|Last Update||2014 Jun 29 09:13 (species record created: 2008 Nov 22 07:30)|