Akysis prashadi Hora, 1936
Indawgyi stream catfish
Akysis prashadi
photo by Ng, H.H.

Family:  Akysidae (Stream catfishes), subfamily: Akysinae
Max. size:  6.21 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Myanmar.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 1-1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 4-5; Vertebrae: 34-35. Posterior edge of pectoral spine without serrations. Head length 20.6-23.8% SL; head width 21.4-25.1% SL; interorbital distance 35-37% HL; length of nasal barbel 63-68% HL. Caudal fin deeply emarginate (Ref. 44391).
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 29 October 2009 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 07.08.96
Modified by: Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. - 08.11.10

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