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Scientific Name Akysis manipurensis  (Arunkumar, 2000)
Common Name
Type Locality Lairaok Maru stream near Moreh, 110 kilometers from Imphal City, Yu River System, Manipur, India.
Pronunciation ack EYE siss
Etymology From the Greek a, meaning without and kystis, meaning bladder; in reference to the lack of a swimbladder. 
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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.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Indian Journal of Fisheries v. 47 (no. 3), pp 194, Fig. 1.
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Last Update 2019 Sep 26 11:23 (species record created: 2006 Dec 23 08:27)