|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Akysis bilustris Ng, 2011|
|Type Locality||Xe Kong where Houai Tamopat enters it, downstream of Ban Khanmaknao, 14°36'31''N, 106°33'08''E, Attapeu Province, Laos.|
|Pronunciation||ack EYE siss|
|Etymology||From the Greek a, meaning without and kystis, meaning bladder; in reference to the lack of a swimbladder.|
|Size||25mm or 1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Fishes of the genus Akysis are small species (typically not larger than 50mm SL) with tuberculate skin and a cryptic color pattern generally consisting of yellow patches or bands on a brown body. They have a distribution ranging from the Irrawaddy River drainage to the west, the Citarum River drainage to the east and south and the Lancanjiang (upper Mekong) drainage to the north.|
|Distribution||Xe Kong drainage, Mekong River drainage, southern Laos.
Mekong, Xe Kong (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Data Deficient, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2011.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Zootaxa No. 3066, pp 62, Fig. 1.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 26 06:54 (species record created: 2011 Oct 24 06:36)|