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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Akysis microps Ng & Tan, 1999|
|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.|
|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.|
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.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|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)|