|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Akysis recavus Ng & Kottelat, 1998|
|Type Locality||Western Chao Phraya basin, Thailand.|
|Pronunciation||ack EYE siss|
|Etymology||From the Greek a, meaning without and kystis, meaning bladder; in reference to the lack of a swimbladder.|
|Size||40mm or 1.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Fishes of the genus Akysis are small species (typically not larger than 50mm SL) with tuberculate skin and a cryptic color pattern generally consisting of yellow patches or bands on a brown body. They have a distribution ranging from the Irrawaddy River drainage to the west, the Citarum River drainage to the east and south and the Lancanjiang (upper Mekong) drainage to the north.|
|Distribution||Asia: Chao Phraya basin in Thailand. Reported from the Mekong basin in Laos.
Thailand Waters, Chao Praya (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Mekong (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Status||Data Deficient|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Journal of Natural History v. 32 (no. 7), pp 1090, Figs. 4l, 13i, 16, 17a.|
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|Last Update||2014 Jun 22 10:15 (species record created: 2006 Dec 22 18:44)|