|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Akysis variegatus (Bleeker, 1846)|
|Type Locality||Jakarta, Java, 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||43mm or 1.7" 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: northern Borneo and Mekong basin.
Mekong (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Borneo Waters, Western Borneo Waters, North Western Borneo Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Borneo Waters, East Borneo Waters, North Eastern Borneo Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Verhandelingen van het Bataviaasch Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschappen. v. 21 (art. 5), pp 53 .|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 09 09:30 (species record created: 2008 Jul 12 01:52)|