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Title: Akysis bilustris a new species of catfish from southern laos (Siluriformes: Akysidae)
Authors: Hee Ng, H. 
Keywords: Freshwater fish
Mekong river drainage
Issue Date: 24-Oct-2011
Citation: Hee Ng, H. (2011-10-24). Akysis bilustris a new species of catfish from southern laos (Siluriformes: Akysidae). Zootaxa (3066) : 61-68. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Akysis bilustris, new species, is described from the Xe Kong drainage (a subdrainage of the Mekong River) in southern Laos. It is distinguished from congeners in having a unique combination of the following characters: eye diameter 14.0-17.5% HL, serrae on posterior margin of pectoral spine 2-3 and longer than half width of spine, pectoral fin reaching to or overlapping pelvic-fin base (length 24.5-29.3% SL), adipose-fin base length 14.3-18.3% SL, body depth at anus 11.4-13.8% SL, caudal-peduncle length 19.6-23.4% SL, caudal-peduncle depth 6.7-9.2% SL, caudal fin emarginate, and vertebrae 30-31. © 2011 Magnolia Press.
Source Title: Zootaxa
ISSN: 11755326
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