|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Pseudecheneis brachyura Zhou, Li & Yang, 2008|
|Type Locality||Shuduan, 25°06.62'N, 97°56.21'E, at a branch of Dayinjiang, tributary of Irrawaddy River, Yingjiang County, Yunnan Province, China.|
|Pronunciation||Sew de che niss|
|Etymology||The species epithet is from the Greek brachys = short and oura = tail, which relates to the shorter caudal peduncle of this species compared to P. gracilis and P. stenura, two other congeners found in the same river drainage.|
|Size||155mm or 6.1" 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).|
|Distribution||Asia: Dayinjiang and Longchuanjiang, tributaries of Irrawaddy River in Yunnan, China.
Myanmar Waters, Irrawaddy, Dayinjiang (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Myanmar Waters, Irrawaddy, Longchuanjiang (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.|
|Reference||Raffles Bulletin of Zoology v. 56 (no. 1), pp 108, Fig. 1.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 09 05:05 (species record created: 2008 Mar 16 14:51)|