|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Akysis varius Ng & Kottelat, 1998|
|Type Locality||Xe Bangfai, about 3 kilometers upriver of Pan Pakphanang, Khammouan Province, Laos.|
|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: Mekong basin.
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Journal of Natural History v. 32 (no. 7), pp 1093, Figs. 4m, 13k, 17b, 18.|
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|Last Update||2014 Nov 19 12:45 (species record created: 2014 Nov 17 03:30)|