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Sperata acicularis  Ferraris & Runge, 1999

Image contributors to this species:

amiidae (2) Adrian Taylor (2)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus     

Other Sources:

Fishbase  Google Search  All Catfish Species Inventory  Wikipedia
 

Relevant Information:

Oviparous, distinct pairing possibly like other members of the same genus.

Common Name:

Silver shovelnose catfish

Synonyms:

None 

Family:

Bagridaemblycipitidae

Distribution:

Asia: Myanmar; Irrawaddy, Bago and Tenasserim River systems. Type locality: Myanmar, Yangon Division, South Oak-ka-lar-pa market (eastern Yangon).

Size:

40cm. (16ins) S L

Temp:

23-26°C (73-79°F)

p.H.

6.0-7.2.

Reference:

Breder, C.M. and D.E. Rosen 1966 Modes of reproduction in fishes. T.F.H. Publications, Neptune City, New Jersey. 941 p.
Ferraris, C.J. Jr., 2007. Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types. Zootaxa 1418:1-628.

 

 

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