Ancharius fuscus

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Ancharius fuscus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Anchariidae
Genus: Ancharius
Species: A. fuscus
Binomial name
Ancharius fuscus
Steindachner, 1880

Arius fuscus (Steindachner, 1880)

Ancharius fuscus is a species of catfish in the Anchariidae family. It is commonly referred to as the vaona but this name also refers to Gogo brevibarbis. It is endemic to Madagascar where it is found in the eastern draining rivers. Its natural habitat is rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss. A. fuscus grows to about 30.0 centimetres (11.8 in) TL.


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