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Silurichthys gibbiceps  Ng & Ng, 1998

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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).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Tropical, preferred ?

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Asia: at present known only from the Barito Basin in southern Borneo, Indonesia.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.4 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 32835)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 4; Anal soft rays: 47 - 54; Vertebrae: 49 - 51. Differentiated from all its congeners by its distinctively humped head (versus absence of a hump) and fewer serrae on the posterior edges of pectoral spine and articulated segments in mature males (3 serrae on spine and 2 or 3 on articulated segments versus 3 to 8 serrae on spine and 3-6 on articulated segments).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in a shaded stream flowing through an area of abandoned fields.

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

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. 109396)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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