|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Tachysurus virgatus (Oshima, 1926)|
|Type Locality||Kachek River, about 40 miles above Kachek, Hainan Island, China.|
|Synonym(s)||Aoria virgatus, Leiocassis virgatus, Pelteobagrus virgatus, Pseudobagrus virgatus|
|Pronunciation||vir gah tuss|
|Size||133mm or 5.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Tachysurus can be identified by an extrascapular without a laterosensory canal, and a pterotic with a broad lateral laminar expansion. It is among the most speciose catfish groups in East Asia and its members inhabit habitats ranging from fast-flowing hillstreams to large rivers. |
Complete lateral line extended until the end of the caudal fin.
|Sexing||Males have an elongate genital papilla in front of the anal fin.|
|Distribution||Asia: China and Viet Nam. |
China Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Vietnam waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Data Deficient, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2011.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Annotationes Zoologicae Japonenses v. 11 (no. 1), pp 4.|
|Registered Keepers||There is no registered keeper.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 08 11:22 (species record created: 2004 Oct 27 00:00)|