Ailiichthys punctata

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

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


  1. ^ a b Ng, H.H. (2010). "Ailia punctata". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 10 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). "Ailiichthys punctata" in FishBase. February 2012 version.