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  • Silurus meridionalis
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Scientific Name Silurus meridionalis  (Chen, 1977)
Common Name
Type Locality Yangtze R. system, China
Synonym(s) Silurus soldatovi meridionalis
Pronunciation See loo russ
Etymology From the Greek silouros which is the name of the fish. 
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Size 900mm or 35.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Middle Yangtze R. system, China
China Waters, Yangtze, Middle Yangtze (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Status Least Concern
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Acta Hydrobiol. Sinica v. 6 (no. 2) 209 Pl. 2 (fig. 7)
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Last Update 2007 Mar 09 08:34 (species record created: 2007 Feb 20 09:22)