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Scientific Name Ailia coila  (Hamilton, 1822)
Common Name
Type Locality Bengal
Synonym(s) Acanthonotus hardwickii, Ailia affinis, Ailia bengalensis, Malapterurus coila, Malapterurus cuvieri, Malapterus bengalensis, Silurus cuvieri
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Size 300mm or 11.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South central Asia: Pakistan, India, Nepal and Bangladesh.
Pakistan Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Indian waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Nepal Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Bangladesh Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Status Near Threatened
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Fishes Ganges
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Last Update 2009 Feb 19 13:32 (species record created: 2004 Nov 20 00:00)