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  • Pseudobagarius subtilis
  • Pseudobagarius subtilis
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Scientific Name Pseudobagarius subtilis  (Ng & Kottelat, 1998)
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Type Locality Mekong River, 21.5 kilometers downstream from Ban Tha Kai, 21.5 kilometers downstream from Mukdahan, Nakhon Phanom, Thailand.
Synonym(s) Akysis subtilis
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Size 40mm or 1.6" 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 Laos and Thailand.
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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 in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Journal of Natural History v. 32 (no. 7), pp 1076, Figs. 4g, 10, 13e.
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Last Update 2014 Aug 11 16:09 (species record created: 2011 Sep 22 11:25)