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Ompok eugeneiatus  (Vaillant, 1893)

Malay glass catfish
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Siluridae (Sheatfishes)
Etymology: Ompok: It is a bad reproduction of a Malayam fish name as limpok/ompok (Ref. 45335).

Issue
This species is placed in the genus Kryptopterus in Eschmeyer (CofF ver. Jul. 2011: Ref. 87661) following Ferraris (2007: Ref. 58032). It is treated here under the genus Ompok following various authors. Please send references, or more studies are needed.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal; pH range: 6.5 - 7.0; dH range: 7 - 16.   Tropical; 20°C - 24°C (Ref. 2060), preferred ?

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Asia: Malaysia, Brunei and Indonesia (Ref. 7050). Known from the river systems of Peninsular Thailand, Chao Phraya and Mekong (Ref. 26336).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 16.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7050)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Anal soft rays: 58 - 62

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits river and lowland stream in peat adjacent areas (Ref. 57235) and flooded forest (Ref. 56749). Feeds on insects (Ref. 58784).

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Kottelat, M., A.J. Whitten, S.N. Kartikasari and S. Wirjoatmodjo, 1993. Freshwater fishes of Western Indonesia and Sulawesi. Periplus Editions, Hong Kong. 221 p. (Ref. 7050)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 109396)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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