|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Akysis fontaneus Ng, 2009|
|Common Name||Stream Catfish|
|Type Locality||Sungai Jernih at Desa Jerih, ca. 25 killometers on road to Sarolangun after turnoff at Paihm 2°00.215'S, 102°42.475'E, Jambi, Sumatra.|
|Pronunciation||ack EYE siss|
|Etymology||From the Greek a, meaning without and kystis, meaning bladder; in reference to the lack of a swimbladder.|
|Size||24mm or 0.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Fishes of the genus Akysis are small species (typically not larger than 50mm SL) with tuberculate skin and a cryptic color pattern generally consisting of yellow patches or bands on a brown body. They have a distribution ranging from the Irrawaddy River drainage to the west, the Citarum River drainage to the east and south and the Lancanjiang (upper Mekong) drainage to the north.|
|Distribution||Batang Hari drainage in central Sumatra.
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Sumatra Waters, Batang Hari (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Zootaxa No. 1973, pp 42, Figs. 1-2, 5a, 6a.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 09 09:29 (species record created: 2008 Jul 06 05:42)|