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Pseudomystus sobrinus  Ng & Freyhof, 2005

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Bagridae (Bagrid catfishes)
Etymology: Pseudomystus: Greek, pseudes = false + Greek, mystax = whiskered, used by Belon in 1553 to describe all fishes with whiskers (Ref. 45335);  sobrinus: Name from the Latin 'sobrinus' meaning a cousin on the mother's side, referring to its resemblance to Pseudomystus siamensis; used as noun..   More on author: Freyhof.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical, preferred ?

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Asia: Southeast Asia, Central Viet Nam.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.2 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 56216)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 7. Diagnosis: Color pattern consists of strongly contrasting brown and yellow/cream vertical bands on the body. Snout slightly bulbous. Adipose-fin base short 14.7-19.9% HL. Pectoral-fin spine 15.4-18.3%SL. Maxillary barbel not reaching beyond opercle. Caudal fin with one brown band (Ref. 56216).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Ng, H.H. and J. Freyhof, 2005. A new species of Pseudomystus (Teleostei: Bagridae) from Central Vietnam. Copeia 2005(4):745-750. (Ref. 56216)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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