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Scientific Name Tachysurus tenuifurcatus  (Nichols, 1931)
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Type Locality Chungan Hsien, northwestern Fukien Province, China.
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Size 155mm or 6.1" 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 Fukien Province, China
China Waters, Fujian Province Waters (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 American Museum Novitates No. 449, pp 1.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 26 06:42 (species record created: 2011 Sep 24 05:56)