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Scientific Name Hemibagrus olyroides  (Roberts, 1989)
Common Name Rooster Catfish
Type Locality Sintang Market (reportedly caught in Sungai Kebian), Borneo, Indonesia.
Synonym(s) Mystus olyroides
Pronunciation HEM ee BAG russ
Etymology From the Greek hemi- meaning half and bagrus, the catfish genus. 
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Size 202mm or 8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Members of the genus Hemibagrus are bagrid catfishes that can attain standard lengths of up to 800 mm and are found in large rivers throughout the Indian subcontinent,Southeast and East Asia. Members of this genus have depressed heads,rugose head shields not covered by skin,a slender occipital process and moderately long adipose fins.
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Distribution Asia: Kapuas, Indonesia.
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Borneo Waters, Western Borneo Waters, Kapuas (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Memoirs of the California Academy of Sciences No. 14
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Last Update 2008 Jun 19 16:51 (species record created: 2007 Oct 28 11:01)