Kryptopterus palembangensis (Bleeker, 1852)
Kryptopterus palembangensis
photo by WWF-Canon / Vidthayanon, C.

Family:  Siluridae (Sheatfishes)
Max. size:  17 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Sumatra, Indonesia (Ref. 7050). Reported from the river systems of Thailand (Ref. 26336).
Biology:  Found in mainsheams and peat adjacent areas. Important food fish in northeast and central Thailand, sometimes seen in aquarium trade (Ref. 57235).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 27 May 2019 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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