|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Hemibagrus velox Tan & Ng, 2000|
|Type Locality||Sungai Dareh, Pulau Punjung market, Sumatera Barat, Sumatra.|
|Pronunciation||HEM ee BAG russ|
|Etymology||From the Greek hemi- meaning half and bagrus, the catfish genus.|
|Size||357mm or 14.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|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.|
|Distribution||Asia: Sumatra, Indonesia.
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Sumatra Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Journal of Natural History v. 34 (no. 2), pp 272, Figs. 2-4.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 09 05:38 (species record created: 2008 Jun 04 08:14)|