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Scientific Name Tachysurus brachyrhabdion  (Cheng, Ishihara & Zhang, 2008)
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Type Locality Yuan Jiang in Yuanling County, 28°28'N, 110°24'E, middle Chang Jiang [Yangtze River] drainage, Hunan Province, China.
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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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China Waters, Yangtze, Middle Yangtze (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 Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Ichthyological Research v. 55 (no. 2), pp 113, Figs. 1-2.
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