Oreoglanis macropterus (Vinciguerra, 1890)
photo by CAFS

 Family:  Sisoridae (Sisorid catfishes), subfamily: Glyptosterninae
 Max. size:  6.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic
 Distribution:  Asia: Myanmar and China.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 6-6; Anal soft rays: 3-4; Vertebrae: 37-41. Lower lip lacking a median notch and having an entire posterior margin. Caudal fin emarginate. Male genital papilla immediately behind the anus in a depression terminating posteriorly with a straight transverse wall (Ref. 44353).
 Biology:  Found in mountain streams.
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 13.08.96
 Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 05.07.07

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