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  • Hemiarius sona
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Scientific NameHemiarius sona  (Hamilton, 1822)
Common Name
Type LocalityBengal estuaries.
Synonym(s)Pimelodus sona, Tachysurus sona
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Size 920mm or 36.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
IdentificationNot imported to the aquarium trade.
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DistributionIndo-West Pacific: ranges from Pakistan eastwards to Thailand and southwards to Indonesia and Polynesia. Known from the Mekong delta (Ref. 12693).
Indian Ocean (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Pacific, West Pacific (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Mekong, Mekong Delta (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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FeedingFeeds mainly on invertebrates and small fishes.
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ReferencesFishes Ganges - pp172, 376
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2012 Jan 19 16:02 (species record created: 2001 Dec 22 00:00)