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Scientific Name Proeutropiichthys taakree  (Sykes, 1839)
Common Name
Type Locality Deccan, India.
Synonym(s) Bagrus taakree, Eutropius taakree, Hypophthalmus taakree, Proeutropiichthys taakree taakree, Pseudeutropius longimanus, Pseudeutropius megalops, Pseudeutropius taakree, Schilbe sykesii
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Size 350mm or 13.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Western Ghats, Kerala and Maharashtra, India.
Indian waters, Kerala State Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Indian waters, Western Ghats Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Indian waters, Maharashtra State Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Status Least Concern
Other Parameters Found in freshwater and tidal rivers.
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Feeding In nature feed on the surface and water column; mainly on surface dwelling insects.
Breeding Oviparous, eggs are unguarded.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Proceedings of the General Meetings for Scientific Business of the Zoological Society of London 1838 (pt 6), pp163.
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Last Update 2013 Feb 11 16:54 (species record created: 2011 Feb 05 20:21)