|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Hemibagrus pluriradiatus (Vaillant, 1892)|
|Type Locality||Nam-Tiong-Kong River, tributary to Black River, near Poufang, Upper Tonkin, northern Vietnam.|
|Synonym(s)||Macrones pluriradiatus, Mystus pluriradiatus|
|Pronunciation||HEM ee BAG russ|
|Etymology||From the Greek hemi- meaning half and bagrus, the catfish genus.|
|Size||216mm or 8.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Members of the genus Hemibagrus are bagrid catfishes that can attain standard lengths of up to 800 mm and are found in large rivers throughout the Indian subcontinent,Southeast and East Asia. Members of this genus have depressed heads,rugose head shields not covered by skin,a slender occipital process and moderately long adipose fins.|
|Distribution||Asia: Nam Xam basin in Laos, Red River basin in Viet Nam and Yunnan, China and Mekong basin.
Laos Waters, Nam Xam (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Red River (Asia) (click on these areas to find other species found there)
China Waters, Yunnan Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Mekong (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Status||Least Concern|
|Other Parameters||Prefers rivers with fast water, rapids.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Bulletin de la Société philomathique de Paris (8th Série) v. 4 (no. 3)|
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|Last Update||2010 Oct 31 04:19 (species record created: 2010 Feb 02 16:30)|