Akysis longifilis

This is a small catfish, up to 55 mm standard length, with a dark brown body marked with yellowish saddle-shaped markings, very long barbels and a forked caudal fin.

The Akysis longifilis lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Akysis longifilis is a species of catfish belonging to the family Akysidae (the stream catfishes). It is presently only known from the Sittang River basin in southern Myanmar. More

Akysis longifilis(1) Head-on view - Click to enlarge - Head-on view Akysis longifilis(2) - Click to enlarge - Akysis longifilis(3) About to bury itself - Click to enlarge More

↑ Akysis longifilis, a new species of catfish (Teleostei: Akysidae) from Myanmar. More

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Akysidae
Genus : Akysis
Species : Akysis longifilis
Authority : Ng, 2006