Killi Shrimp Plant species Enclycloaquaria CoF Invert Taxa

Location of C. affinis (nurii?) in Endau River drainage

Location of C. affinis (nurii?) in Endau River drainage in southeastern Malay Peninsula in the state of Johor, Malaysia, excerpted from:

Zoological Studies 38(3): 350-366 (1999)

The Fishes of the Endau Drainage, Peninsular Malaysia with Descriptions of Two New Species of Catfishes (Teleostei: Akysidae, Bagridae)

Heok-Hee Ng and Heok-Hui Tan

Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, 10 Kent Ridge Crescent, Singapore 119260

(Accepted May 29, 1999)

Family Akysidae
Akysis microps sp. nov.

Holotype: ZRC 42596, 1 male, 27.8 mm SL; Malaysia: Johor, Sungai Kahang and tributary ca. 44.4 km from Mersing turnoff to Kluang just before side road to Endau Rompin Taman Negara, km 96 from Mersing to Batu Pahat (23.93N, 10331.58E); H.H. Tan et al., 11 Mar. 1998. Paratypes: ZRC 42597, 4 males, 2 females, 20.2-27.0 mm SL; data as for holotype. - CAS 99371, 1, 21.5 mm SL; CMK 14803, 1 male, 1 female, 21.5-22.3 mm SL; ZRC 42599, 3 males, 2 females, 22.8-28.8 mm SL; locality as for holotype; H.H. Tan et al., 24 March 1998. - BMNH 1998.7.19.1-2, 1 male 1 female, 21.9-25.0 mm SL; MZUSP 53470, 2 males, 1 female, 21.2-22.8 mm SL, 1 female, c&s, 28.0 mm SL; locality as for holotype; P.K.L. Ng et al., 1 Apr. 1998.
Notes on biology: The specimens were caught among patches of Cryptocoryne affinis (Araceae) about 50 cm deep in a large stream (about 10 m wide) with a sandy bottom. The water was tea-colored (pH 7.0), and the current was moderate.

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