|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Hemibagrus peguensis (Boulenger, 1894)|
|Type Locality||Sittang River near Toungoo, Myanmar.|
|Pronunciation||HEM ee BAG russ|
|Etymology||From the Greek hemi- meaning half and bagrus, the catfish genus.|
|Size||291mm or 11.5" 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: Irrawaddy, Sittang and Pegu drainages in Myanmar.|
|IUCN Red List Status||Least Concern|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 6) v. 14 (no. 81) (art. 28), pp 196.|
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|Last Update||2014 Aug 18 03:45 (species record created: 2013 Mar 07 04:39)|