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Location of C. affinis (nurii?) in Endau River drainage



Location of C. affinis (nurii?) in Endau River drainage in southeastern Malay Peninsula in the state of Johor, Malaysia, excerpted from:

Zoological Studies 38(3): 350-366 (1999)

The Fishes of the Endau Drainage, Peninsular Malaysia with Descriptions of Two New Species of Catfishes (Teleostei: Akysidae, Bagridae)


Heok-Hee Ng and Heok-Hui Tan

Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, 10 Kent Ridge Crescent, Singapore 119260

(Accepted May 29, 1999)

http://www.sinica.edu.tw/zool/zoolstud/38.3/350-366.pdf

Family Akysidae
Akysis microps sp. nov.

Holotype: ZRC 42596, 1 male, 27.8 mm SL; Malaysia: Johor, Sungai Kahang and tributary ca. 44.4 km from Mersing turnoff to Kluang just before side road to Endau Rompin Taman Negara, km 96 from Mersing to Batu Pahat (23.93N, 10331.58E); H.H. Tan et al., 11 Mar. 1998. Paratypes: ZRC 42597, 4 males, 2 females, 20.2-27.0 mm SL; data as for holotype. - CAS 99371, 1, 21.5 mm SL; CMK 14803, 1 male, 1 female, 21.5-22.3 mm SL; ZRC 42599, 3 males, 2 females, 22.8-28.8 mm SL; locality as for holotype; H.H. Tan et al., 24 March 1998. - BMNH 1998.7.19.1-2, 1 male 1 female, 21.9-25.0 mm SL; MZUSP 53470, 2 males, 1 female, 21.2-22.8 mm SL, 1 female, c&s, 28.0 mm SL; locality as for holotype; P.K.L. Ng et al., 1 Apr. 1998.
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Notes on biology: The specimens were caught among patches of Cryptocoryne affinis (Araceae) about 50 cm deep in a large stream (about 10 m wide) with a sandy bottom. The water was tea-colored (pH 7.0), and the current was moderate.


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