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Scientific Name Silurus lithophilus  (Tomoda, 1961)
Common Name
Type Locality Near Onoé, Lake Biwa-ko, Japan.
Pronunciation See loo russ
Etymology From the Greek silouros which is the name of the fish. 
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Size 580mm or 22.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Asia: endemic to Lake Biwa basin, Japan.
Japan Waters, Biwa (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Vulnerable, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2017.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Memoirs of the College of Science, Kyoto University (Ser. B, Biology) v. 28 (no. 3, art. 5), pp 350, Fig. 2.
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Last Update 2020 Sep 23 14:01 (species record created: 2020 Jun 04 10:30)