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Hemiarius verrucosus (Ng, 2003)

Image contributors to this species:

Fishes of Mainland Southeast Asia (1)

ScotCat Sources:

 

Other Sources:

Fishbase  Google Search  All Catfish Species Inventory
 

Relevant Information:

Inhabits lower reaches of rivers and estuaries and feeds on fishes and shellfishes. Breeding: In most , if not all species, the male carries the relatively large eggs in its mouth until hatching.

Common Name:

None

Synonyms:

Arius verrucosus

Family:

Ariidae

Distribution:

Asia: Middle and lower Mekong River basin. Type locality:Laos, Champasak, Mekong River at Ban Hang Khone, just downstream from Khone Falls.

Size:

80cm. T.L. (28ins)

Temp:

12-26°c (61 -79°f )

p.H.

7.0 -8.5.

Reference:

Ferraris, C.J. Jr., 2007. Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types. Zootaxa 1418:1-628.
Vidthayanon, C.,
2005. Thailand red data: fishes. Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning, Bangkok, Thailand. 108 p.
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. 2015.FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. www.fishbase.org, ( 08/2017 )
Marceniuk, A.P. and N.A. Menezes, 2007. Systematics of the family Ariidae (Ostariophysi, Siluriformes), with a redefinition of the genera. Zootaxa 1416:1-126.

 

 

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