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Scientific NameArius acutirostris  Day, 1877
Common Name
Type LocalitySalween River at Moulmein, Myanmar.
Synonym(s)Tachysurus acutirostris
PronunciationAR ee uss
EtymologyArius: From the Greek arios, meaning warlike or bellicose; in reference to the well-developed fin spines. 
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Size 260mm or 10.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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DistributionSalween River, Myanmar.
Salween (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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IUCN Red List StatusLeast Concern
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ReferencesThe fishes of India; being a natural history of the fishes known to inhabit the seas and fresh waters of India, Burma, and Ceylon. Part 3
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2014 Jul 27 08:58 (species record created: 2011 Jan 31 15:15)