Cat-eLog Right Arrow Siluridae Right Arrow Silurus

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Scientific Name Silurus triostegus  Heckel, 1843
Common Name
Type Locality Tigris River, near Mosul, Iraq.
Pronunciation See loo russ
Etymology From the Greek silouros which is the name of the fish. 
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Size 220mm or 8.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Iraq and Turkey
Euphrates (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Other Parameters Freshwater,brackish.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference In Russegger v. 1 (pt 2), pp 1090 [100] [Ichthyologie von Syrien].
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Last Update 2019 Oct 21 09:28 (species record created: 2011 Jan 30 10:15)