Glyptothorax filicatus

The Glyptothorax filicatus lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

Glyptothorax filicatus was found in estuaries of the Mekong River in the Central Highlands while Glyptothorax strabonis was discovered in the Giang River in Dong Giang district, Quang Nam province. The two new species of fish are less than 10cm long. More

Glyptothorax filicatus can be distinguished from its close relatives in Indochina on the diverging pattern of striae that runs along the edges of the central depression in the thoracic adhesive apparatus, while Glyptothorax strabonis is recognized on its very small eyes. More

Glyptothorax filicatus and Glyptothorax strabonis in a recent issue of the journal Zootaxa. More

Glyptothorax filicatus Ng & Freyhof, 2008 - add this species to your "My Cats" page. More

Glyptothorax filicatus from the Mekong River drainage in central Vietnam, is distinguished from congeners by the pattern of grooves in its thoracic adhesive apparatus (a patch of skin folds on the chest of the fish) and a combination of proportional measurements of the head and body. More

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Sisoridae
Genus : Glyptothorax
Species : Glyptothorax filicatus
Authority : Ng & Freyhof, 2008