First Record of the Bumblebee Catfish, Leiocassis poecilopterus (Valenciennes, 1840) from Thailand

Authors

  • PASAKORN SAENJUNDAENG Khonkaen University, Nongkhai Campus 112/7 Amphoe Mueong , Nongkhai Province 43000, THAILAND
  • CHAVALIT VIDTHAYANON World Wildlfife Fund Thailand 104 Outreach Building, AIT Klong Nung, Klong Luang, Pathumthani 12120, THAILAND

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Leiocassis poecilopterus, Narathiwat, Thailand

Abstract

The bumblebee catfish, Leiocassis poecilopterus (Valenciennes, 1840) (Teleostei: Bagridae) is firstly known from Thailand at Bala-Hala Wildlife Sanctuary, Narathiwat Province. This species is distinguished by elongated snout, inferior mouth and slender caudal peduncle. Observations of some biology are provided.

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Published

2005-05-01

How to Cite

SAENJUNDAENG, P., & VIDTHAYANON, C. (2005). First Record of the Bumblebee Catfish, Leiocassis poecilopterus (Valenciennes, 1840) from Thailand. Tropical Natural History, 5(1), 17–19. Retrieved from https://li01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/tnh/article/view/102889