Cat-eLog Right Arrow Ailiidae Right Arrow Clupisoma

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Scientific Name Clupisoma garua  (Hamilton , 1822)
Common Name Garua Bachcha
Type Locality Ganges River, India.
Synonym(s) Silurus garua
Pronunciation kloop ee sow mah - gaar oo aah
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Size 609mm or 24" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Bangladesh; India (Assam, Chandigarh, Chattisgarh, Darjiling, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Orissa, Sikkim, Tripura, Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal); Nepal; Pakistan
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IUCN Red List Status Least Concern
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Furniture This species inhabits fluviatile habitats, particularly in larger rivers with a sandy or muddy bottom.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References An account of the fishes found in the river Ganges, pp156, 375, Pl. 21 (fig. 50).
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Last Update 2013 Jul 24 12:06 (species record created: 2012 Nov 26 13:37)