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Scientific NamePseudobagarius meridionalis  (Ng & Siebert, 2004)
Common Name
Type LocalityIndonesia, Kalimantan Tengah (Borneo); Barito River drainage, Sungai Laung at Dessa Maruwei (0°21.986’S 114°44.103’E)
Synonym(s)Akysis meriodionalis
EtymologyThe 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.
IdentificationCatfish 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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DistributionAsia: 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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BreedingUnreported.
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ReferencesZootaxa 733: 1–8 (2004)
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2013 Apr 19 21:19 (species record created: 2010 Aug 01 01:05)