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Brief Summary

    Akysis recavus: Brief Summary
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    Akysis recavus is a species of fish in the family Akysidae, the stream catfishes. It is native to Thailand, where it occurs in the Chao Phraya River. It has also been reported from Laos.

    This fish was described to science in 1998. Little is known about the biology of the species.

Comprehensive Description

    Akysis recavus
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    Akysis recavus is a species of fish in the family Akysidae, the stream catfishes. It is native to Thailand, where it occurs in the Chao Phraya River. It has also been reported from Laos.[1]

    This fish was described to science in 1998. Little is known about the biology of the species.[2]

    References

    1. ^ Froese, R. and D. Pauly, Editors. Akysis recavus. 2015. FishBase.
    2. ^ Ng, H. H. 2012. Akysis recavus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. Downloaded on 26 March 2015.

Morphology

    Morphology
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    Dorsal soft rays (total): 5 - 6; Analsoft rays: 8 - 9; Vertebrae: 31 - 33

Diagnostic Description

    Diagnostic Description
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    Distinguished from all its congeners by the following combination of characters: truncate caudal fin; presence of 4 serrae along posterior edge of pectoral spine; slightly concave lateral margins of the head when viewed dorsally; eyes located laterally with a suborbital depression; body depth at anus 8.9-13.5% SL; depth of caudal peduncle 6.1-8.6% SL; length of dorsal-fin base 13.1-22.1% SL; length of adipose-fin base 18.4-25.2% SL; and eye diameter 14-20% HL (Ref. 30226).

Threats

    Threats
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    Data deficient (DD)