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Scientific Name Tachysurus spilotus  Ng, 2009
Common Name
Type Locality Suoi Mo, Ba Na foothills,16°00'28.8''N, 108°02'35.0''E, Song Thuy Loan drainage, Da Nang Province, Vietnam.
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Size 69mm or 2.7" 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.
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Distribution Coastal river drainages, central Vietnam.
Vietnam waters, Central Vietnam Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Status Data Deficient
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Zootaxa No. 2283
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Last Update 2010 Feb 03 09:29 (species record created: 2009 Nov 09 14:56)