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Scientific Name Tachysurus microps  (Rendahl, 1933)
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Type Locality Fish market, Kai-ling-ho, Tchungking [Chongqing], Sze-Chwan [Sichuan], China.
Synonym(s) Leiocassis microps, Pelteobagrus microps
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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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Distribution
China Waters, Sichuan Waters (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 Arkiv för Zoologi v. 24 A (pt 4) (no. 16) (1932), pp 93.
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