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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Akysidae Stream catfishes
Subfamily: Parakysinae
Genus: Parakysis

(See list of species below)



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Asia
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL
Parakysis anomalopteryx Roberts, 1989

Photo by Photo by Strozyk, F.
 
Parakysis anomalopteryx
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Asia
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL
Parakysis grandis Ng & Lim, 1995

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Parakysis grandis
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South East Asia
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL
Parakysis hystriculus Ng, 2009

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Parakysis hystriculus
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Asia
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL
Parakysis longirostris Ng & Lim, 1995

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Parakysis longirostris
[Longnose little warty catfish]



Asia
Max. Length 2.0 cm SL
Parakysis notialis Ng & Kottelat, 2003

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Parakysis notialis
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Asia
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Parakysis verrucosus Herre, 1940

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Parakysis verrucosus
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6 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Parakysis anomalopteryx Asia 3.4 SL 1989
Parakysis grandis Asia 6.2 SL 1995
Parakysis hystriculus South East Asia 2.9 SL 2009
Parakysis longirostris Longnose little warty catfish Asia 4.6 SL 1995
Parakysis notialis Asia 2.0 SL 2003
Parakysis verrucosus Asia 5 SL 1940



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