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Scientific Name Tachysurus herzensteini  (Berg, 1907)
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Type Locality [Onon River mouth, Russia].
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Size 450mm or 17.7" 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 Asia: Amur River basin.
Russian Waters, Onon (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Ezhegodnik, Zoologicheskago Muzeya Imperatorskoi Akademii Nauk v. 12 (no. 3), pp 421 [4].
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Last Update 2020 Oct 17 04:21 (species record created: 2011 Sep 24 05:50)