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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Akysidae Stream catfishes
Subfamily: Akysinae
Genus: Akysis

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Asia
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL
Akysis bilustris Ng, 2011

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Akysis bilustris
[]



Asia
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL
Akysis brachybarbatus Chen, 1981

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Akysis brachybarbatus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Akysis clavulus Ng & Freyhof, 2003

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Akysis clavulus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Akysis clinatus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL
Akysis ephippifer Ng & Kottelat, 1998

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Akysis ephippifer
[]



Asia
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL
Akysis fontaneus Ng, 2009

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Akysis fontaneus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.2 cm SL

 
Akysis fuliginatus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL
Akysis galeatus Page, Rachmatika & Robins, 2007

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Akysis galeatus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL
Akysis hendricksoni Alfred, 1966

Photo by Photo by Ahmad, A.
 
Akysis hendricksoni
[]



Asia.

Akysis heterurus Ng, 1996

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Akysis heterurus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL
Akysis longifilis Ng, 2006

Photo by Photo by Strozyk, F.
 
Akysis longifilis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL
Akysis maculipinnis Fowler, 1934

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Akysis maculipinnis
[]
No picture found


 
Akysis manipurensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.9 cm SL

 
Akysis microps
[]



Asia
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL
Akysis pictus Günther, 1883

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Akysis pictus
[Burmese stream catfish]



Asia
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL
Akysis portellus Ng, 2009

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Akysis portellus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL
Akysis prashadi Hora, 1936

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Akysis prashadi
[Indawgyi stream catfish]



Asia
Max. Length 3.0 cm SL
Akysis pulvinatus Ng, 2007

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Akysis pulvinatus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Akysis recavus Ng & Kottelat, 1998

Photo by Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Akysis recavus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL
Akysis scorteus Page, Hadiaty & López, 2007

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Akysis scorteus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 4.3 cm TL
Akysis variegatus (Bleeker, 1846)

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Akysis variegatus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Akysis varius Ng & Kottelat, 1998

Photo by Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Akysis varius
[]



Asia
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL
Akysis vespa Ng & Kottelat, 2004

Photo by Photo by James, A.
 
Akysis vespa
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.4 cm SL

 
Akysis vespertinus
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Akysis bilustris Asia 2.5 SL 2011
Akysis brachybarbatus Asia 3.4 SL 1981
Akysis clavulus Asia 3.5 SL 2003
Akysis clinatus Asia 3.3 SL 2005
Akysis ephippifer Asia 3.4 SL 1998
Akysis fontaneus Asia 2.4 SL 2009
Akysis fuliginatus Asia 2.2 SL 2005
Akysis galeatus Asia 2.8 SL 2007
Akysis hendricksoni Asia 4.9 SL 1966
Akysis heterurus Asia. 1996
Akysis longifilis Asia 5.3 SL 2006
Akysis maculipinnis Asia 3.1 SL 1934
Akysis manipurensis Asia 2000
Akysis microps Asia 2.9 SL 1999
Akysis pictus Burmese stream catfish Asia 5.9 SL 1883
Akysis portellus Asia 3.4 SL 2009
Akysis prashadi Indawgyi stream catfish Asia 6.2 SL 1936
Akysis pulvinatus Asia 3.0 SL 2007
Akysis recavus Asia 4 SL 1998
Akysis scorteus Asia 3.2 SL 2007
Akysis variegatus Asia 4.3 TL 1846
Akysis varius Asia 4 SL 1998
Akysis vespa Asia 3.1 SL 2004
Akysis vespertinus Asia 3.4 SL 2008



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