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Scientific Name Bagrichthys vaillantii  (Popta, 1906)
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Type Locality ?Teba [Teluk Tebaq], 0°06'11.1"N, 115°30'33.3"E, Mahakam River, eastern Kalimantan, Borneo, Indonesia.
Pronunciation bag RICK thiss
Etymology Bagrichthys: From bagrus, the name of a catfish genus frequently used to form generic names, and the Greek ichthys, meaning fish. 
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Size 71mm or 2.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Members of the highly specialized and unusually-shaped bagrid catfish genus Bagrichthys Bleeker, 1858, live in large muddy rivers throughout Southeast Asia and are characterised by their elongate and laterally compressed caudal peduncle, the dorsally-directed serrations on the posterior edge of the dorsal-fin spine, gill membranes united but free from the isthmus, and a long adipose fin without a free posterior margin (Roberts, 1989).
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Distribution Asia: Indonesia.
Rio Grande Do Sul State Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Santa Catarina State Rivers (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.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Notes from the Leyden Museum v. 27, pp 228.
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Last Update 2021 Sep 01 14:57 (species record created: 2011 Sep 18 01:23)