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Pseudecheneis brachyurus  Zhou, Li & Yang, 2008

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Sisoridae (Sisorid catfishes) > Glyptosterninae
Etymology: Pseudecheneis: Greek, pseudes = false + Greek, echein = to hold + Greek, nays = ship; remora, suckling fish; 1774 (Ref. 45335);  brachyurus: From the Latin adjective brachyurus (bobtail), in reference to the dumpier caudal peduncle, distinguished from Pseudecheneis gracilis and Pseudecheneis stenura in the same water system.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Tropical, preferred ?

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Asia: Dayinjiang and Longchuanjiang, tributaries of Irrawaddy River in Yunnan, China.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 15.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 74729)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 7-8; Anal soft rays: 9 - 10; Vertebrae: 35 - 36. Can be differentiated from Pseudecheneis paviei in possessing 14-20 transverse ridges (laminae) of thoracic apparatus (vs. 9-13); from Pseudecheneis paviei and Pseudecheneis sulcatoides in having furcated neural spine of complex vertebra (vs. single); from P. immaculatus, P. tchangi, and P. paucipunctatus in having yellow spots and patches at occipital, post-temporal, origin and base end of the dorsal fin and adipose fin, and caudal fin base (vs. absent or lacking); from Pseudecheneis gracilis and Pseudecheneis stenura in having a shorter caudal peduncle (19.9-30.0% SL vs. 26.0-35.8); from Pseudecheneis sulcata in having a longer pelvic fin, reaching base of first anal fin ray (vs. not reaching); and from Pseudecheneis crassicuada in having a longer pectoral fin, reaching origin of pelvic fin (vs. not reaching); and from Pseudecheneis serracula in having a shorter adipose fin base (length of adipose fin base 125-166.7% in length of anal fin base vs. larger than 200%); and from Pseudecheneis sympelvica in having separate pelvic fins (vs. fused) (Ref. 74729).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Zhou, W., X. Li and Y. Yang, 2008. A review of the catfish genus Pseudecheneis (Siluriformes: Sisoridae) from China, with the description of four new species from Yunnan. Raffles Bull. Zool. 56(1):107-124. (Ref. 74729)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 109396)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00550 (0.00236 - 0.01278), b=3.13 (2.92 - 3.34), based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.2   ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (42 of 100) .