|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Pseudomystus bomboides Kottelat, 2000|
|Type Locality||Mekong basin, confluence of Nam Leuk and Nam Ngong, 18°22'04"N, 103°05'27"E, Vientiane Province, Laos.|
|Pronunciation||SUE doh MIST uss|
|Etymology||From the Greek pseudos, meaning lie, and mystus, a genus of bagrid catfishes. In reference to the overall similarity of the two genera.|
|Size||42mm or 1.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Members of the bagrid genus Pseudomystus are small- to mid-sized freshwater catfish endemic to Southeast Asia.Pseudomystus are commonly found in swamps and rivers throughout Southeast Asia. They can be differentiated from Leiocassis by a relatively short snout and a subterminal mouth. Many Pseudomystus have a color pattern of contrasting vertical bars or blotches.|
|Distribution||Asia: Mekong basin in Laos, Thailand and Cambodia, and southeastern Thailand. |
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|IUCN Red List Category||Data Deficient, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2011.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Journal of South Asian Natural History v. 5 (no. 1), pp 77, Fig. 69.|
|Registered Keepers||There is no registered keeper.|
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|Last Update||2020 Oct 26 16:11 (species record created: 2017 Nov 29 19:47)|