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Scientific Name Parakysis grandis  Ng & Lim, 1995
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Type Locality Small stream with grassy banks near Pangkalankasai, 43 kilometers south of Rengat, Riau Province, Sumatra, Indonesia.
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Size 62mm or 2.4" 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: Indonesia and Borneo.
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Borneo Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Data Deficient, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 6 (no. 3), pp 260, Fig. 7.
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Last Update 2019 Sep 20 00:23 (species record created: 2006 Dec 22 18:59)