|All Fishes Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Liobagrus reinii Hilgendorf, 1878|
|Common Name||Bachschmerlen-Wels (Germany)|
|Type Locality||Southern Japan.|
|Pronunciation||lie oh BAG russ|
|Etymology||From the Greek, leios, meaning smooth, and bagrus, a name usually used for catfishes; in reference to the smooth head.|
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|IUCN Red List Category||Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.|
|Breeding||Yellowish-orange eggs, enclosed in a sticky membrane, are laid inside a cave and guarded by the male. The fry hatch with a large yolk sac still attached and it is best to raise them in fine mesh net suspended in the water column to prevent infection. Once the yolk sac is absorbed, the large fry are greedy eaters and will take any food from prepared flakes and powders to newly hatched brine shrimp.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin 1878, pp 155 .|
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|Last Update||2020 Sep 23 03:13 (species record created: 2005 Dec 11 00:00)|