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Scientific Name Pseudobagarius meridionalis  (Ng & Siebert, 2004)
Common Name
Type Locality Indonesia, Kalimantan Tengah (Borneo); Barito River drainage, Sungai Laung at Dessa Maruwei (0°21.986’S 114°44.103’E)
Synonym(s) Akysis meriodionalis
Etymology The specific epithet is from the Latin meridionalis, meaning southern, in reference to the known distribution of this species (southern Borneo)
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Size 31mm or 1.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Catfish of the genus Pseudobagarius are akysids with the snout extending well in front of the tip of lower jaw (which renders the mouth subterminal). The front and back nostrils are relatively large and closely set (separated only by the base of the nasal barbel). The caudal fin is deeply forked.
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Distribution Asia: presently known only from the Barito River drainage of southern Borneo.
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Borneo Waters, Barito (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Zootaxa 733: 1–8 (2004)
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Last Update 2013 Apr 19 21:19 (species record created: 2010 Aug 01 01:05)