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Scientific Name Silurus mento  Regan, 1904
Common Name
Type Locality Sea of Tien [Tien Chih], Yunnan Fu, China, elevation 6000 feet.
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 Category Critically Endangered, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2008.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 7) v. 13 (no. 75) (art. 20), pp 192.
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Last Update 2019 Sep 23 12:40 (species record created: 2007 Feb 19 20:31)