|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Chaca serica Ng & Kottelat, 2012|
|Type Locality||Kahayan River drainage, Danau Tahai, Kalimantan Tengah, Bornea.|
|Etymology||Chaca: The name comes from the local name of the fish, which is probably derived from the sound it makes when irritated.|
|Identification||The species of the catfish genus Chaca are easily identified by their extremely large and severely dorsoventrally depressed head, caudal fin with greatly enlarged procurrent rays, and tuberculate skin, often with fimbriate skin flaps on the head and sometimes on the body. The genus forms the monotypic family Chacidae, whose phylogenetic affinities to other catfishes remains unclear despite numerous studies.|
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Borneo Waters, Southern Borneo Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Zootaxa No. 3258(not free access) 38, Figs. 2, 3a.|
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|Last Update||2013 Feb 02 22:17 (species record created: 2012 Apr 07 11:44)|