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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Pseudomystus moeschii (Boulenger, 1890)|
|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.|
|Size||90mm or 3.5" 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: Sumatra, Indonesia.|
|IUCN Red List Category||Data Deficient, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2019.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1890 (pt 1), pp 39.|
|Registered Keepers||There is no registered keeper.|
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|Last Update||2020 Oct 25 09:21 (species record created: 2019 Jul 10 16:05)|