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Scientific Name Hemiarius sona  (Hamilton, 1822)
Common Name
Type Locality Bengal estuaries.
Synonym(s) Pimelodus sona, Tachysurus sona
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Size 920mm or 36.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Not imported to the aquarium trade.
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Distribution Indo-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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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Feeding Feeds mainly on invertebrates and small fishes.
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference An account of the fishes found in the river Ganges, pp 172, 376.
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Last Update 2019 Sep 24 11:11 (species record created: 2001 Dec 22 00:00)