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Scientific Name Heterobranchus sp. hybrid   
Common Name Claresse Catfish
Pronunciation Het err o brach us
Etymology Heterobranchus: From the Greek heteros, meaning different and branchos, meaning fin; in reference to the presence of the two dorsal fins (rayed and adipose). 
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Sexing The genital papilla, which is right below the anus, is elongated and pointy in males while it is round and relatively larger (and larger than the anus) in females. In ventral view especially, females are much broader in the body than males of equal age and rearing practices.
General Remarks Specifically bred for human consumption.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Last Update 2008 Dec 12 14:29 (species record created: 2008 Dec 12 09:12)