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Scientific Name Kryptopterus limpok  (Bleeker, 1852)
Common Name
Type Locality Palembang, Sumatra, Indonesia
Synonym(s) Silurus limpok
Pronunciation Cry top ter russ.
Etymology Kryptopterus: From the Greek kryptos, meaning hidden and pteryx, meaning fin; in reference to the reduced or absent dorsal fin of this group of fishes. 
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Size 260mm or 10.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Asia: Thailand to Indonesia.
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Pacific, Malaysia Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2019.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië v. 3 (no. 4), pp 583.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 09 05:39 (species record created: 2008 Jun 04 08:14)