Cat-eLog Right Arrow Ailiidae Right Arrow Clupisoma

  • Clupisoma prateri
  • Clupisoma prateri
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Scientific Name Clupisoma prateri  Hora, 1937
Common Name
Type Locality Irrawaddy River, Myanmar
Pronunciation kloop ee sow mah
Etymology Clupisoma: Latin, clupea = sardine, derived from Clupeus = shield; doubtless a reference to the sacles covering the body of the fish + Greek, soma = body. 
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Size 270mm or 10.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Sittang rivers of Myanmar.
Myanmar Waters, Sittang (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2009.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society v. 39 (pt 4), pp 671, Fig. 6.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 09 09:34 (species record created: 2008 Dec 10 11:38)