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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Heteropneustes microps (Günther, 1864)|
|Common Name||Kleiner Speichenwels (Germany)|
|Etymology||Heteropneustes: From the Greek heteros, meaning other and pneo, meaning to breathe; in reference to the ability of the fish to utilize atmospheric oxygen.|
|Size||150mm or 5.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Sexing||In dorsal or ventral view especially, females are much broader in the body than males of equal age and rearing practices.|
|Distribution||Asia: known to be endemic to Sri Lanka, but recorded from India.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
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|Last Update||2017 Mar 19 04:50 (species record created: 2013 Sep 07 11:32)|