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Family: Akysidae Stream catfishes



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Asia
Max. Length 9.9 cm SL
Acrochordonichthys chamaeleon (Vaillant, 1902)

Photo by Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Acrochordonichthys chamaeleon
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.2 cm SL

 
Acrochordonichthys falcifer
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.8 cm SL

 
Acrochordonichthys guttatus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Acrochordonichthys gyrinus Vidthayanon & Ng, 2003

Photo by Photo by Panitvong, N.
 
Acrochordonichthys gyrinus
[Falcate chameleon catfish]



Asia
Max. Length 10.1 cm SL
Acrochordonichthys ischnosoma Bleeker, 1858

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Acrochordonichthys ischnosoma
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Acrochordonichthys mahakamensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.5 cm SL

 
Acrochordonichthys pachyderma
[]



Asia
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Acrochordonichthys rugosus (Bleeker, 1846)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Acrochordonichthys rugosus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.1 cm SL

 
Acrochordonichthys septentrionalis
[Maeklong chameleon catfish]



Asia
Max. Length 8.4 cm SL
Acrochordonichthys strigosus Ng & Ng, 2001

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Acrochordonichthys strigosus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL
Akysis bilustris Ng, 2011

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Akysis bilustris
[]



Asia
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL
Akysis brachybarbatus Chen, 1981

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Akysis brachybarbatus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Akysis clavulus Ng & Freyhof, 2003

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Akysis clavulus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Akysis clinatus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL
Akysis ephippifer Ng & Kottelat, 1998

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Akysis ephippifer
[]



Asia
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL
Akysis fontaneus Ng, 2009

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Akysis fontaneus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.2 cm SL

 
Akysis fuliginatus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL
Akysis galeatus Page, Rachmatika & Robins, 2007

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Akysis galeatus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL
Akysis hendricksoni Alfred, 1966

Photo by Photo by Ahmad, A.
 
Akysis hendricksoni
[]



Asia.

Akysis heterurus Ng, 1996

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Akysis heterurus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL
Akysis longifilis Ng, 2006

Photo by Photo by Strozyk, F.
 
Akysis longifilis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL
Akysis maculipinnis Fowler, 1934

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Akysis maculipinnis
[]
No picture found


 
Akysis manipurensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.9 cm SL

 
Akysis microps
[]



Asia
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL
Akysis pictus Günther, 1883

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Akysis pictus
[Burmese stream catfish]



Asia
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL
Akysis portellus Ng, 2009

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Akysis portellus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL
Akysis prashadi Hora, 1936

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Akysis prashadi
[Indawgyi stream catfish]



Asia
Max. Length 3.0 cm SL
Akysis pulvinatus Ng, 2007

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Akysis pulvinatus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Akysis recavus Ng & Kottelat, 1998

Photo by Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Akysis recavus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL
Akysis scorteus Page, Hadiaty & López, 2007

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Akysis scorteus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 4.3 cm TL
Akysis variegatus (Bleeker, 1846)

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Akysis variegatus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Akysis varius Ng & Kottelat, 1998

Photo by Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Akysis varius
[]



Asia
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL
Akysis vespa Ng & Kottelat, 2004

Photo by Photo by James, A.
 
Akysis vespa
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.4 cm SL

 
Akysis vespertinus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Breitensteinia cessator
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.2 cm SL

 
Breitensteinia hypselurus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Breitensteinia insignis Steindachner, 1881

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Breitensteinia insignis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL
Parakysis anomalopteryx Roberts, 1989

Photo by Photo by Strozyk, F.
 
Parakysis anomalopteryx
[]



Asia
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL
Parakysis grandis Ng & Lim, 1995

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Parakysis grandis
[]



South East Asia
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL
Parakysis hystriculus Ng, 2009

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Parakysis hystriculus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL
Parakysis longirostris Ng & Lim, 1995

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Parakysis longirostris
[Longnose little warty catfish]



Asia
Max. Length 2.0 cm SL
Parakysis notialis Ng & Kottelat, 2003

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Parakysis notialis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Parakysis verrucosus Herre, 1940

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Parakysis verrucosus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 3 cm SL
Pseudobagarius alfredi (Ng & Kottelat, 1998)

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Pseudobagarius alfredi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.2 cm TL

 
Pseudobagarius baramensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 5.0 cm SL
Pseudobagarius filifer (Ng & Rainboth, 2005)

Photo by Photo by Tran, D.D.
 
Pseudobagarius filifer
[]
No picture found


 
Pseudobagarius fuscus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL
Pseudobagarius hardmani (Ng & Sabaj Pérez, 2005)

Photo by Photo by Vidthayanon, C.
 
Pseudobagarius hardmani
[]



Asia
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Pseudobagarius inermis (Ng & Kottelat, 2000)

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Pseudobagarius inermis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 3.0 cm SL
Pseudobagarius leucorhynchus (Fowler, 1934)

Photo by Photo by WWF / Vidthayanon, C.
 
Pseudobagarius leucorhynchus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Pseudobagarius macronemus (Bleeker, 1860)

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Pseudobagarius macronemus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.1 cm SL

 
Pseudobagarius meridionalis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.1 cm SL

 
Pseudobagarius nitidus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL
Pseudobagarius pseudobagarius (Roberts, 1989)

Photo by Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Pseudobagarius pseudobagarius
[]



Asia
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL
Pseudobagarius similis (Ng & Kottelat, 1998)

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Pseudobagarius similis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Pseudobagarius sinensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Pseudobagarius subtilis (Ng & Kottelat, 1998)

Photo by Photo by WWF Thailand-Canon / Vidthayanon, C.
 
Pseudobagarius subtilis
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Acrochordonichthys chamaeleon Asia 9.9 SL 1902
Acrochordonichthys falcifer Asia 9.2 SL 2001
Acrochordonichthys guttatus Asia 9.8 SL 2001
Acrochordonichthys gyrinus Falcate chameleon catfish Asia 10 TL 2003
Acrochordonichthys ischnosoma Asia 10.1 SL 1858
Acrochordonichthys mahakamensis Asia 8.3 SL 2001
Acrochordonichthys pachyderma Asia 14.5 SL 1902
Acrochordonichthys rugosus Asia 11 SL 1846
Acrochordonichthys septentrionalis Maeklong chameleon catfish Asia 10.1 SL 2001
Acrochordonichthys strigosus Asia 8.4 SL 2001
Akysis bilustris Asia 2.5 SL 2011
Akysis brachybarbatus Asia 3.4 SL 1981
Akysis clavulus Asia 3.5 SL 2003
Akysis clinatus Asia 3.3 SL 2005
Akysis ephippifer Asia 3.4 SL 1998
Akysis fontaneus Asia 2.4 SL 2009
Akysis fuliginatus Asia 2.2 SL 2005
Akysis galeatus Asia 2.8 SL 2007
Akysis hendricksoni Asia 4.9 SL 1966
Akysis heterurus Asia. 1996
Akysis longifilis Asia 5.3 SL 2006
Akysis maculipinnis Asia 3.1 SL 1934
Akysis manipurensis Asia 2000
Akysis microps Asia 2.9 SL 1999
Akysis pictus Burmese stream catfish Asia 5.9 SL 1883
Akysis portellus Asia 3.4 SL 2009
Akysis prashadi Indawgyi stream catfish Asia 6.2 SL 1936
Akysis pulvinatus Asia 3.0 SL 2007
Akysis recavus Asia 4 SL 1998
Akysis scorteus Asia 3.2 SL 2007
Akysis variegatus Asia 4.3 TL 1846
Akysis varius Asia 4 SL 1998
Akysis vespa Asia 3.1 SL 2004
Akysis vespertinus Asia 3.4 SL 2008
Breitensteinia cessator Asia 7.5 SL 1998
Breitensteinia hypselurus Asia 12.2 SL 1998
Breitensteinia insignis Asia 22 SL 1881
Parakysis anomalopteryx Asia 3.4 SL 1989
Parakysis grandis Asia 6.2 SL 1995
Parakysis hystriculus South East Asia 2.9 SL 2009
Parakysis longirostris Longnose little warty catfish Asia 4.6 SL 1995
Parakysis notialis Asia 2.0 SL 2003
Parakysis verrucosus Asia 5 SL 1940
Pseudobagarius alfredi Asia 3 SL 1998
Pseudobagarius baramensis Asia 5.2 TL 1905
Pseudobagarius filifer Asia 5.0 SL 2005
Pseudobagarius fuscus Asia 1996
Pseudobagarius hardmani Asia 4.2 SL 2005
Pseudobagarius inermis Asia 3.5 SL 2000
Pseudobagarius leucorhynchus Asia 3.0 SL 1934
Pseudobagarius macronemus Asia 5 SL 1860
Pseudobagarius meridionalis Asia 3.1 SL 2004
Pseudobagarius nitidus Asia 4.1 SL 2005
Pseudobagarius pseudobagarius Asia 5.9 SL 1989
Pseudobagarius similis Asia 5.1 SL 1998
Pseudobagarius sinensis Asia 6.6 SL 1981
Pseudobagarius subtilis Asia 4 SL 1998



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