|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Tachysurus kyphus (Mai, 1978)|
|Type Locality||Ky Phu stream in Dai tu district, Thai Nguyen Province, northern Vietnam.|
|Synonym(s)||Pelteobagrus kyphus, Pseudobagrus kyphus|
|Size||73mm or 2.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Tachysurus can be identified by an extrascapular without a laterosensory canal, and a pterotic with a broad lateral laminar expansion. It is among the most speciose catfish groups in East Asia and its members inhabit habitats ranging from fast-flowing hillstreams to large rivers.|
|Sexing||Males have an elongate genital papilla in front of the anal fin.|
|Distribution||Northern Vietnam; Yunnan Provice and Guangxi Zhuangzu Autonomous Region, China.
China Waters, Yunnan Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
China Waters, Guangxi Zhuangzu Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Vietnam waters, Northern Vietnam Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Status||Data Deficient|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Identification of the fresh-water fishes of North Viet Nam v. 1, pp 261, Fig. 119.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 13 03:13 (species record created: 2009 May 09 11:38)|