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  • Pseudobagarius hardmani
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Scientific Name Pseudobagarius hardmani  (Ng & Sabaj Pérez, 2005)
Common Name
Type Locality Mae Nam Chao Phraya and tributaries in vicinity of Phayuha Khiri, Nakhon Sawan, Thailand.
Synonym(s) Akysis hardmani
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Size 35mm or 1.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Catfish of the genus Pseudobagarius are akysids with the snout extending well in front of the tip of lower jaw (which renders the mouth subterminal). The front and back nostrils are relatively large and closely set (separated only by the base of the nasal barbel). The caudal fin is deeply forked.
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Distribution Chao Phraya River drainage in central Thailand.
Thailand Waters, Chao Praya (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 2011.
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Furniture Rocks or driftwood to partially deflect the current and for the fish to hide in. Some vegetation or leaf litter also ideal.
Suggested Tankmates Ideal tankmates include balitorine loaches such as Homaloptera, fast-swimming cyprinids such as Danio or Barilius, and smaller mastacembelids.
Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 16 (no. 3), pp 218, Figs 3, 4a, 5a.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 08 08:00 (species record created: 2005 Aug 25 00:00)