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Scientific Name Tachysurus nubilosus  (Ng & Freyhof, 2007)
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Type Locality Nuoc Choc stream, a tributary of the Song Vinh Thanh, about 60 kilometers northwest of Qui Nhon, 14°12'37.2''N, 108°45'42.6''E, Binh Dinh Province, Vietnam.
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Size 51mm or 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.
Sexing Males have an elongate genital papilla in front of the anal fin.
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Distribution Song Vinh Tranh river drainage, central Vietnam.
Vietnam waters, Song Vinh Thanh (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 18 (no. 1), pp 10, Fig. 1.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 09 05:06 (species record created: 2008 Mar 24 11:29)