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Proeutropiichthys taakree  (Sykes, 1839)

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Schilbeidae (Schilbid catfishes)
Etymology: Proeutropiichthys: Greek, pro = first, in front of + Greek, eutrophia = well fed + Greek, ichthys = fish (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Tropical, preferred ?

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Asia: Western Ghats, Kerala and Maharashtra in India.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 19 - ? cm
Max length : 42.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 43629); common length : 40.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4833)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in freshwater and tidal rivers (Ref. 41236). Feed on the surface and water column; mainly on surface dwelling insects (Ref. 43629). Oviparous, eggs are unguarded (Ref. 205).

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Distinct pairing (Ref. 205).

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Talwar, P.K. and A.G. Jhingran, 1991. Inland fishes of India and adjacent countries. Volume 2. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam. (Ref. 4833)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Fisheries: minor commercial
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