Pterocryptis bokorensis (Pellegrin & Chevey, 1937)
photo by FAO

Family:  Siluridae (Sheatfishes)
Max. size:  15 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Mekong basin.
Diagnosis:  Short head (14-17% of SL); long pectoral fin reaches pelvic-fin insertion; vomerine teeth in single patch; rays at middle of anal fin shorter than depth of body where they attach; anal fin free from caudal fin or narrowly connected at the fin base; caudal fin truncate of slightly emarginate; gill rakers fully formed, not reduced to nubs (Ref. 12693).
Biology:  Inhabits small upland streams (Ref. 12693).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 21 March 2011 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 28.04.97
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 28.03.00
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 28.03.00

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