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Scientific Name Pseudecheneis longipectoralis  Zhou, Li & Yang, 2008
Common Name
Type Locality Kejiehe, 24°52.36'N, 99°26.03'E, a tributary of the Salween River, Kejie, Changning County, Yunnan Province, China.
Pronunciation Sew de che niss
Etymology Specific epithet reflects the long pectoral fins of this species.
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Size 133mm or 5.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Fishes of the genus Pseudecheneis can be differentiated from other Glyptosternine fish in having a thoracic adhesive apparatus consisting of a series of transverse ridges (laminae) separated by grooves (sulcae) (de Pinna, 1996; Roberts, 1998).
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Distribution Asia: middle Nujiang (Salween) River drainage in Yunnan, China.
Salween (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology v. 56 (no. 1), pp 114, Fig. 9.
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Last Update 2014 Jun 22 10:20 (species record created: 2008 Mar 16 14:43)