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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Pseudomystus robustus (Inger & Chin, 1959)|
|Type Locality||Kinabatangan River at Deramakot, Kinabatangan District, Malaysia.|
|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||Fieldiana Zoology v. 39 (no. 27), pp 290, Fig. 48.|
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|Last Update||2019 Aug 09 05:40 (species record created: 2019 Jul 10 16:06)|