Cat-eLog Right Arrow Siluridae Right Arrow Silurichthys

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Scientific Name Silurichthys ligneolus  Ng & Tan, 2011
Common Name
Type Locality Kahayan River drainage, Rungan River sub-drainage, Sungai Panta, backwater river draining into Rungan River and its confluence, connected to Nyaru Menteng, 2°02'01.0''S, 113°47.5'05.5''E, Kalimantan Tengah, Borneo, Indonesia.
Pronunciation Seel loo reek thees
Etymology From Silurus and the Greek ichthyos, meaning fish; in reference to the general resemblance to members of the genus Silurus
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Size 55mm or 2.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Kalimantan Tengah, Borneo, Indonesia.
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Borneo Waters, Southern Borneo Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Zootaxa No. 2793, 57, Figs. 1, 3a. (Paper in the link is not free)
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Last Update 2013 Feb 20 11:04 (species record created: 2011 Mar 17 14:54)