Inhabits large fresh water
and tidal rivers. According to Jayaram (1963), this
species is found in the same habitat as A.
large rivers with turbid water and a substrate of
sand or mud. Diet: Feeds on insects,
shrimps, other crustaceans and small fish. Reproduction:
Oviparous, eggs are unguarded. Remarks:
Formerly in the Schilbeidae family.
Silurus garua, Silurus
Throughout northern India, but not south of the Mahanadi
River, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Nepal. Type
locality: Fresh water rivers of the Gangetic
P.K. and A.G. Jhingran,
1991. Inland fishes of India and adjacent countries.
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www.fishbase.org, ( 02/2019 ). Ferraris, C.J. Jr., 2007. Checklist
of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes),
and catalogue of siluriform primary types. Zootaxa