|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Akysis galeatus Page, Rachmatika & Robins, 2007|
|Type Locality||Way Gedongwani (Way Sekampung drainage), 5°14.499'S, 105°29.060'E, Lampung, Sumatra, Indonesia.|
|Pronunciation||ack EYE siss|
|Etymology||From the Greek a, meaning without and kystis, meaning bladder; in reference to the lack of a swimbladder.|
|Size||28mm or 1.1" 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||Asia: Way Gedongwani, a tributary of Way Sekampung in Sumatra, Indonesia.
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Sumatra Waters, Way Sekampung, Way Gedongwani (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Copeia 2007 (no. 2), pp 299, Figs. 3 (left column), 6.|
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|Last Update||2014 Jun 22 10:20 (species record created: 2008 Jul 12 01:51)|