Cat-eLog Right Arrow Siluridae Right Arrow Silurus

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Scientific Name Silurus mento  Regan, 1904
Common Name
Type Locality Sea of Tien [Tien Chih], Yunnan Fu, China, elev. 6000 ft.
Synonym(s) Parasilurus mento
Pronunciation See loo russ
Etymology From the Greek silouros which is the name of the fish. 
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Size 215mm or 8.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Asia: endemic to Dian Chi Lake, Yunnan, China.
China Waters, Dian Chi (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Status Critically Endangered
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (Ser. 7) v. 13 (no. 75) 192
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Last Update 2010 Nov 09 09:14 (species record created: 2007 Feb 19 20:31)