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Pseudomystus carnosus  Ng & Lim, 2005

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Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > 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);  carnosus: Derived from Latin carnosus, meaning fleshy, in reference to the robust body of this species when compared to Pseudomystus moeschii.

Ambiente / Clima / Range Ecologia

; acqua dolce demersale.   Tropical, preferred ?

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

Asia: Sumatra, Indonesia.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.3 cm SL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 54514)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Raggi dorsali molli (totale): 7; Raggi anali molli: 15; Vertebre: 42. Distinguished from its congeners, except for P. fumosus and P. moeschii, by the presence of an enlarged and prominent process of the post-temporal (the "supraclavicular process" of previous authors), which is almost as long as the post-cleithral process; the presence of long hair-like epithelial projections on the skin and long tubular extensions of the sensory pores. Differs from P. fumosus and P. moeschii in having a pointed (vs. rounded) tip of the nuchal shield. Can be further distinguished from P. fumosus in having less developed procurrent caudal rays that are evenly sloping along the anterior edges (vs. well developed that curve sinuously along the edges) and from P. moeschii in having a deeper body (13.0-16.7% SL vs. 13.0-14.5) and lacking lighter colored patches on the body (Ref. 54514).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

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Ng, H.H. and K.K.P. Lim, 2005. The identity of Pseudomystus moeschii (Boulenger, 1890), with the description of two new species of bagrid catfish from Southeast Asia (Teleostei: Bagridae). Zootaxa 851:1-18. (Ref. 54514)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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