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Scientific Name Tachysurus brevicaudatus  (Wu, 1930)
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Type Locality Chungking, Szechwan, China.
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Identification Tachysurus can be identified by an extrascapular without a laterosensory canal, and a pterotic with a broad lateral laminar expansion. It is among the most speciose catfish groups in East Asia and its members inhabit habitats ranging from fast-flowing hillstreams to large rivers.
Sexing Males have an elongate genital papilla in front of the anal fin.
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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Sinensia v. 1 (no. 6), pp 81, Fig. 7.
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Last Update 2020 Nov 16 03:17 (species record created: 2020 Nov 15 08:23)