|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Tachysurus vachellii (Richardson, 1846)|
|Type Locality||Chikiang, China.|
|Synonym(s)||Bagrus vachellii, Pelteobagrus vachellii, Pseudobagrus fangi, Pseudobagrus vachelli|
|Size||210mm or 8.3" 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.|
|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||Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science 15th meeting 1845, pp 284.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 08 11:26 (species record created: 2005 Nov 20 00:00)|