Ailia punctata

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Ailia punctata
Ailiichthys punctata Day.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Ailiidae
Genus: Ailia
Species: A. punctata
Binomial name
Ailia punctata
(F. Day, 1872)
Synonyms

Ailiichthys punctata Day, 1872

Ailia punctata, also known as the Jamuna ailia is a species of catfish in the family Ailiidae native to Bangladesh, India and Pakistan.[1] The species is heavily fished and other threats include habitat loss, pollution and introduced species but the exact effects are unknown.[2] This species grows to a length of 10.0 centimetres (3.9 in) TL.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wang, J., Lu, B., Zan, R., Chai, J., Ma, W., Jin, W., Duan, R., Luo, J., Murphy, R.W., Xiao, H. & Chen, Z. (2016): Phylogenetic Relationships of Five Asian Schilbid Genera Including Clupisoma (Siluriformes: Schilbeidae). PLoS ONE, 11 (1): e0145675.
  2. ^ a b Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2016). "Ailiichthys punctata" in FishBase. January 2016 version.