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Scientific Name Tachysurus longibarbus  Cui, 1990
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Type Locality Kinsha River system, Yunnan, China
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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 Jinsha River basin [= upper Yangtze River], China
China Waters, Yangtze (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Last Update 2012 Jan 09 14:15 (species record created: 2011 Sep 24 05:51)