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|Scientific Name||Pseudomystus breviceps (Regan, 1913)|
|Type Locality||Deli [= Medan] River, Sumatra, Indonesia.|
|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.|
|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.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 11 (no. 66), pp 551.|
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|Last Update||2019 Aug 09 05:39 (species record created: 2019 Jul 10 15:58)|