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Scientific Name Pseudobagarius eustictus  Ng & Kottelat, 2021
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Type Locality Keng Ban Veun rapids at Ban Mouang Mor, 1.5 km downstream of bridge about 7 km S of Kenethao, Nam Heung, Xayaburi Province, Laos, 17°40'59"N, 101°24'03"E, elevation 242 meters.
Etymology The specific epithet is the Latinization of the Greek adjective ἐὔστικτος, meaning variegated, in reference to the mottled head of this species.
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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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Mekong (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Zootaxa 4996 (no. 2), pp 323, Figs. 1, 2, 5a.
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Last Update 2021 Dec 31 11:05 (species record created: 2021 Jul 05 17:44)