Akysis vespa

The Akysis vespa lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

Akysis vespa a new species of catfish (Siluriformes: Akysidae) from the Ataran River drainage (Myanmar). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 15 (no. 3): 193-200. More

Akysis vespa Ng & Kottelat 2004 Identification: The body relatively stout. The mouth is terminal; the tip of the snout is not in front of the lower jaw, or only slightly in front of the lower jaw. More

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The new species, Akysis vespa, was collected in the Ataran drainage in the south of Myanmar and is believed to be a member of the A. variegatus species complex. More

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Akysidae
Genus : Akysis
Species : Akysis vespa
Authority : Ng and Kottelat, 2004