|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Hemibagrus guttatus (Lacepède, 1803)|
|Pronunciation||HEM ee BAG russ|
|Etymology||From the Greek hemi- meaning half and bagrus, the catfish genus.|
|Size||570mm or 22.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|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.|
|Distribution||Asia: Nam Xam and Nam Ma basins in Laos and Red River basin in Viet Nam and Yunnan, southeastern China.|
|IUCN Red List Status||Data Deficient|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Histoire naturelle des poissons (Lacepéde) v. 5, pp 96, 111.|
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|Last Update||2017 Mar 19 04:51 (species record created: 2013 Mar 07 04:38)|