Akysis variegatus (Bleeker, 1846)
Akysis variegatus
photo by Ng, H.H.

Family:  Akysidae (Stream catfishes), subfamily: Akysinae
Max. size:  4.3 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: northern Borneo (Ref. 7050) and Mekong basin (Ref. 12693).
Biology:  Found at bottom depths in the middle Mekong mainstream and in smaller tributary streams. May be found in decaying vegetation. Not seen in markets (Ref. 12693).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 01 September 2018 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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