|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Parakysis longirostris Ng & Lim, 1995|
|Type Locality||Nee Soon swamp forest, Singapore.|
|Size||46mm or 1.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Catfish of the genus Parakysis are cryptically coloured fishes found in small forest streams of Sundaic Southeast Asia. They have a highly rugose skin with tubercles all over the body, branched mandibular barbels, a long, low adipose ridge and a forked caudal fin.|
|Distribution||Asia: Singapore, Peninsular Malaysia and Indonesia. |
Singapore waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Near Threatened, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.|
|Furniture||Occurs from clumps of vegetation in streams with flowing waters.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 6 (no. 3), pp 262, Fig. 8.|
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|Last Update||2019 Sep 20 00:22 (species record created: 2006 Dec 22 18:40)|