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Silurichthys citatus  Ng & Kottelat, 1997

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Siluridae (Sheatfishes)
Etymology: Silurichthys: Greek, silouros = a cat fish + Greek, odous = teeth + Greek, ichthys = fish (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Kottelat.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Tropical, preferred ?

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Asia: only from the Kapuas basin in western Borneo.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 32835)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 4; Anal soft rays: 56; Vertebrae: 48 - 51. Caudal fin obliquely truncate, with upper lobe 1.0-1.1 times the length of the lower lobe; conspicuous serrations on the posterior edge of the pectoral spine in mature males.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits small forest streams with clear water with boulders, cobbles and coarse gravel grading to fine sand bottoms (Ref. 26091). Most of the fish occurring syntopically with S. citatus are specialized for living in fast-flowing waters (genera Gastromyzon, Hypergastromyzon, Homaloptera, Schismatorhynchos, Glyptothorax) (Ref. 32835).

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Ng, H.H. and P.K.L. Ng, 1998. A revision of the South-east Asian catfish genus Silurichthys. J. Fish Biol. 52(2):291-333. (Ref. 32835)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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