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Brown Leaf Catfish

Silurichthys ligneolus Ng & Tan 2011

Diagnostic Description

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This species is distinguished from congeners in having the following set of characters: depth at anus 9.1-11.0% SL; caudal peduncle depth 4.7-5.5% SL; eye diameter 6.7-9.8% HL; pelvic fins present; anal-fin rays 44-45; principal rays on the lower caudal-fin lobe 3-4, lower lobe of caudal fin indistinct; vertebrae 46-48; one gill raker on the first branchial arch; body uniformly brown. Based on the morphology of its caudal fin, this species is hypothesized to be the sister taxon of S. sanguineus (Ref. .86600).
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Morphology

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Dorsal soft rays (total): 2; Analsoft rays: 44 - 45; Vertebrae: 46 - 48
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