Kelvin K P Lim and Peter K L Ng
Asia. Characterised by small, skin-covered eyes, very thick-based maxillary barbels and a well developed adipose fin, these catfishes have the ventral parts flattened, often with folds of skin. This helps the fish cling onto flat surfaces in the torrential waters of fast flowing streams where they frequent.
Fishes in Singapore
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About the guidebook
From A Guide to Common Freshwater Fishes of Singapore by Kelvin K P Lim and Peter K L Ng
Published by the Singapore Science Centre and sponsored by BP
@Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research and Singapore Science Centre