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Scientific Name Parakysis anomalopteryx  Roberts, 1989
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Type Locality Kapuas basin, Sungai Seriang, a forested tributary of the Sungai Palin, 37 kilometers west of Putussibau, Borneo, Indonesia.
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Size 34mm or 1.3" 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.
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Distribution Asia: known only from the Kapuas basin in western Borneo.
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Borneo Waters, Western Borneo Waters, Kapuas (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Endangered, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.
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Furniture Found in small forest streams.
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Memoirs of the California Academy of Sciences No. 14, pp 142.
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Last Update 2019 Sep 20 00:23 (species record created: 2006 Dec 22 18:43)