|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Hemibagrus divaricatus Ng & Kottelat, 2013|
|Type Locality||Perak, Sangai Perak at Kampung Kenderong, 3 km from Gerik, 5°24'52.5"N, 101°09'05.1 E, Malaysia.|
|Pronunciation||HEM ee BAG russ|
|Etymology||From the Greek hemi- meaning half and bagrus, the catfish genus. From the Latin divaricatus, meaning spread apart, in reference to the relatively large distance between the dorsal and adipose fins of this species.|
|Identification||Members of the genus Hemibagrus are bagrid catfishes that can attain standard lengths of up to 800 mm and are found in large rivers throughout the Indian subcontinent,Southeast and East Asia. Members of this genus have depressed heads,rugose head shields not covered by skin,a slender occipital process and moderately long adipose fins.
Hemibagrus divaricatus falls under the H. planiceps species group and can be identified by a short adipose fin base and a deep adipose fin.
|Distribution||Known from the Perak River drainage in western Peninsular Malaysia.
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|IUCN Red List Category||Data Deficient, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.|
|Breeding||Unreported in the aquarium.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Raffles Bulletin of Zoology v. 61 (no. 1), pp 254, Fig. 34.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 26 07:54 (species record created: 2013 Mar 07 04:37)|