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Scientific Name Parakysis hystriculus  Ng, 2009
Common Name
Type Locality Swamp forest at Sentang, ca. 5 kilometers after turnoff ca. 12 kilometers after Bayung Lencir on Bayung Lencir-Jambi road, 1°56.192'S, 103°41.532'E, Lalang drainage, Sumatera Selatan, Sumatra.
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Size 29mm or 1.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Catfish of the genus Parakysis are cryptically coloured fishes found in small forest streams of Sundaic Southeast Asia. They have a highly rugose skin with tubercles all over the body, branched mandibular barbels, a long, low adipose ridge and a forked caudal fin.
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Distribution South East Asia : Sumatra. Known from the Lalang River drainage in southern Sumatra.
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Sumatra Waters, Lalang (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 Zootaxa No. 1977, pp 40, Figs. 1, 2a, 4a, 5a, 6a,.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 09 09:29 (species record created: 2008 Jul 06 05:43)