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Scientific Name Tachysurus ichikawai  Okada & Kubota, 1957
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Type Locality Miya River, Mie Prefecture, Japan.
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Size 108mm or 4.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Tachysurus can be identified by an extrascapular without a laterosensory canal, and a pterotic with a broad lateral laminar expansion. It is among the most speciose catfish groups in East Asia and its members inhabit habitats ranging from fast-flowing hillstreams to large rivers.
Sexing Males have an elongate genital papilla in front of the anal fin.
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Distribution Asia: endemic to the streams in the Mie Prefecture, Honshu Island, Japan.
IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Japanese Journal of Ichthyology v. 5 (nos 3-6), pp 144, Fig.
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Last Update 2022 Apr 13 06:25 (species record created: 2021 Aug 08 02:13)