|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Hemibagrus vietnamicus Mai, 1978|
|Type Locality||Mountain streams in North Vietnam.|
|Pronunciation||HEM ee BAG russ|
|Etymology||From the Greek hemi- meaning half and bagrus, the catfish genus.|
|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.|
|Sexing||Males have an elongate genital papilla in front of the anal fin.|
|Distribution||Asia: Viet Nam.
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|IUCN Red List Status||Data Deficient|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Freshwater Fish Vietnam 252 Fig. 115|
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|Last Update||2014 May 20 21:01 (species record created: 2005 Nov 04 00:00)|