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Scientific Name Akysis fuliginatus  Ng & Rainboth, 2005
Common Name
Type Locality Stung Treng Province, Mekong River on western edge of Kaoh Han, 16 kilometers northeast of Stung Treng, 13°38'N, 106°03'E, Cambodia.
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 22mm or 0.9" 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: Mekong River in Cambodia.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Xingu, Iriri (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Mekong, Lower Mekong (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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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Suppl. no. 13, pp 35, Fig. 4.
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Last Update 2020 Sep 15 09:40 (species record created: 2009 May 08 06:45)