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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 Asia: Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Nepal.
Pakistan Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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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 Category Near Threatened, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2010.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference An account of the fishes found in the river Ganges, pp 158, 375.
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Last Update 2020 Sep 28 04:54 (species record created: 2004 Nov 20 00:00)