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Scientific Name Parakysis notialis  Ng & Kottelat, 2003
Common Name
Type Locality Barito R. drainage, area of Tamiyang Layang, Kalimantan Selatan, Borneo, 2°01'S, 115°07'E.
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Size 20mm or 0.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Catfish of the genus Parakysis are cryptically coloured fishes found in small forest streams of Sundaic Southeast Asia. They have a highly rugose skin with tubercles all over the body, branched mandibular barbels, a long, low adipose ridge and a forked caudal fin.
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Distribution Asia: known only from the Barito River drainage, southern Borneo.
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Borneo Waters, Barito (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Critically Endangered, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Ichthyological Research v. 50, pp 48, Figs. 1, 2A, 3A.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 08 08:07 (species record created: 2007 Oct 28 11:13)