Glass Catfish

Glass Catfish

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Glass Catfish is an Asian glass catfish of the genus Kryptopterus. Until 1989, it included its smaller relative the Ghost Catfish, now known as K. minor. Its scientific name and common name are often still used in the aquarium fish trade to refer to the Ghost Catfish; as it seems, the larger and more aggressive K. bicirrhis was only ever exported in insignificant numbers, if at all.In western Borneo, where they are sympatric, both K. minor and K. bicirrhis are collectively known as lais tipis in the Malay language, but when locals want to distinguish the two, they refer to the Glass Catfish as lais limpok.show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • Acu Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136645785
  • 9786136645780