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Mystus castaneus  Ng, 2002

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Bagridae (Bagrid catfishes)
Etymology: Mystus: Greek, mystax = whiskered, used by Belon in 1553 to describe all fishes with whiskers (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Tropical, preferred ?

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Asia: Indonesia, Malaysia and Borneo.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 14.4 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 51149)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Oviparous, distinct pairing possibly like other members of the same family (Ref. 205). In Kapuas Lakes area in Kalimantan Barat Indonesia, fishermen reported that this species breeds 2 or 3 times in a year (Ref. 56749).

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Ng, H.H., 2003. Mystus impluviatus: a new species of bagrid catfish (Teleostei: Bagridae) from Eastern Borneo. Copeia 2003(2):373-378. (Ref. 51149)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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