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Scientific Name Hemibagrus lacustrinus  Ng & Kottelat, 2013
Common Name
Type Locality Hulu Batang Ombilin, Sumatera Barat, Sumatra.
Pronunciation HEM ee BAG russ
Etymology From the Greek hemi- meaning half and bagrus, the catfish genus. 
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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.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology v. 61 (no. 1), pp 257, Fig. 36.
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Last Update 2014 Aug 18 03:45 (species record created: 2013 Mar 07 04:38)