|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Akysis scorteus Page, Hadiaty & López, 2007|
|Type Locality||Way Seputih, 5°04.310'S, 104°53.048'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||32mm or 1.3" 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: known only from Way Seputih in Sumatra, Indonesia.
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Sumatra Waters, Way Seputih (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 296, Figs. 2, 3 (right column).|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 09 09:31 (species record created: 2008 Jul 21 09:30)|