Hemibagrus variegatus Ng & Ferraris, 2000
Hemibagrus variegatus
photo by Vidthayanon, C.

 Family:  Bagridae (Bagrid catfishes)
 Max. size:  80 cm NG (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal
 Distribution:  Asia: known only from the Tenasserim river drainage in southern Myanmar.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 2-2; Dorsal soft rays (total): 7-7; Anal soft rays: 11-11; Vertebrae: 50-50. Has unique combination of the following characters: length of caudal peduncle 20.2% SL, length of adipose-fin base 30.8% SL, eye diameter 23.1% HL, interorbital distance 28.6% HL, 21 gill rakers, 50 vertebrae (24 postanal) and a variegated brown body with the sensory pores not readily visible (Ref. 41209).
 IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 29.01.02
 Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 26.09.14

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