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Scientific Name Akysis microps  Ng & Tan, 1999
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Type Locality Sungai Kahang and tributary, about 44.4 kilometers from Mersing turnoff to Kluang just before side road to Endau Rompin Taman Negara, kilometer 96 from Mersing to Batu Pahat (2°3.93'N, 103°31.58'E), Johor, Malaysia.
Pronunciation ack EYE siss
Etymology From the Greek a, meaning without and kystis, meaning bladder; in reference to the lack of a swimbladder. 
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Size 29mm or 1.1" 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.
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Distribution Asia: Malaysia.
Pacific, Malaysia Waters, Peninsular Malaysia Waters, Endau, Sembrong, Kahang (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Data Deficient, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Zoological Studies v. 38 (no. 3), pp 359, Figs. 5-7.
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Last Update 2020 Sep 23 14:01 (species record created: 2020 Jun 04 10:29)