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|All Fishes Data Sheet
|Pseudomystus moeschii (Boulenger, 1890)
|Deli [= Medan] River, Sumatra, Indonesia.
|SUE doh MIST uss
|From the Greek pseudos, meaning lie, and mystus, a genus of bagrid catfishes. In reference to the overall similarity of the two genera.
|90mm or 3.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
|Members of the bagrid genus Pseudomystus are small- to mid-sized freshwater catfish endemic to Southeast Asia.Pseudomystus are commonly found in swamps and rivers throughout Southeast Asia. They can be differentiated from Leiocassis by a relatively short snout and a subterminal mouth. Many Pseudomystus have a color pattern of contrasting vertical bars or blotches.
|Asia: Sumatra, Indonesia.
|IUCN Red List Category
|Data Deficient, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2019.
|There is no breeding report.
|Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1890 (pt 1), pp 39.
|There is no registered keeper.
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|LFS label creator
|2020 Oct 25 09:21 (species record created: 2019 Jul 10 16:05)