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Scientific Name Hemibagrus hoevenii  (Bleeker, 1846)
Common Name
Type Locality Sungai Muar at Kampung Bukit Kebong, Johor, Malaysia [original Jakarta [Batavia], Java, Indonesia].
Synonym(s) Bagrus hoevenii
Pronunciation HEM ee BAG russ
Etymology From the Greek hemi- meaning half and bagrus, the catfish genus. 
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Size 350mm or 13.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Members of the genus Hemibagrus are bagrid catfishes that can attain standard lengths of up to 800 mm and are found in large rivers throughout the Indian subcontinent,Southeast and East Asia. Members of this genus have depressed heads,rugose head shields not covered by skin,a slender occipital process and moderately long adipose fins.
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Distribution Asia: Java, Sumatra, Borneo and Malay Peninsula.
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Java Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Sumatra Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Borneo Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Pacific, Malaysia Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Verhandelingen van het Bataviaasch Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschappen. v. 21 (art. 5), pp 26 [154].
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Last Update 2019 Oct 09 05:14 (species record created: 2008 May 27 07:21)