Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes
(Catfish) > Sisoridae
(Sisorid catfishes) > Glyptosterninae
Etymology: Oreoglanis: Greek, oreos = mountain+Greek, glanis = Latin, aurum = gold + Greek, glanis = a fish that can eat the bait without touching the hook; a cat fish (Ref. 45335); infulatus: From infula, Latin for band, in reference to the dark band on the anal fin (Ref. 49549). More on author: Freyhof.
Environment / Climate / Range
Freshwater; demersal. Tropical, preferred ?
Asia: known only from central Viet Nam.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 10.3 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83406)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 6;
Vertebrae: 40 - 41. Dark band running across the anal fin, a lunate and uniformly dark caudal fin, a lower lip lacking a medial notch and with a fimbriated posterior margin, maxillary barbel with a rounded tip, length of caudal peduncle 19.0-22.6% SL, depth of caudal peduncle 2.6-3.2% SL, post-adipose distance 6.8-8.0% SL, eye diameter 10.5-12.1% HL, 12 principal caudal-fin rays (Ref. 49549).
Collected in a steeply sloping rainforest stream 1-3 m wide; only in waterfalls where the fish were found adhering to vertical surfaces of rocks (Ref. 49549).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Ng, H.H. and J. Freyhof, 2001. Oreoglanis infulatus, a new species of glyptosternine catfish (Siluriformes: Sisoridae) from central Vietnam. J. Fish Biol. 59(5):1164-1169. (Ref. 49549)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 109396)
CITES (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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