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Scientific Name Parakysis verrucosus  Herre, 1940
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Type Locality Mawai Dist., Johore, Malaysia.
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Size 50mm or 2" 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: Malaysia and Indonesia.
Pacific, Malaysia Waters, Peninsular Malaysia Waters, Selangor (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Furniture Found in peat streams with dense leaf litter.
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Bull. Raffles Mus. No. 16 12 Pl. 6
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Last Update 2007 Jan 16 06:10 (species record created: 2006 Dec 27 09:10)