|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Erethistes hara (Hamilton, 1822)|
|Common Names||Indian Moth Catfish
Butterfly Catfish, Indischer Schmetterlings-Wels (Germany), Kosi Hara, Moth Catfish
|Type Locality||Hooghly River south of Ranaghat, India.|
|Synonym(s)||Hara hara, Hara saharsai, Pimelodus hara|
|Size||60mm or 2.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||Asia: India and Nepal. Reported from Bangladesh.
Nepal Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Indian waters, North Eastern India 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||Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2009.|
|pH||6.0 - 7.5|
|Temperature||12.0-28.0°C or 53.6-82.4°F (Show species within this range)|
|Other Parameters||dH 20|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||An account of the fishes found in the river Ganges, pp 190, 378.|
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|Last Update||2019 Sep 17 13:46 (species record created: 2006 Dec 24 16:18)|