Clupisoma garua   (Hamilton,  1822) (Fish)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Siluriformes
Family:Schilbeidae

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Description
Size: 17-51mm

Oviparous, eggs are unguarded.




Synonym (s)
Clupisoma qarua (Hamilton, 1822)
(Misspelling)
Pseudeutropius garua (Hamilton, 1822)
Clupisoma gaura (Hamilton, 1822)
(Misspelling)
Clupisoma argentata (Swainson, 1839)
Schilbe garua (Hamilton, 1822)
Schilbeichthys garua (Hamilton, 1822)
Silurus argentata Swainson, 1839
Silurus garua Hamilton, 1822

Common Name (s)
• Garua (English)
• Gajri
• Baikeri
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(gamefish)

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal, Estuarine
Prey:  Insects, shrimps, other crustaceans and small fish

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Kiagoria INDIA (Record: 1981-1982)
• West Bengal, Hugli Matla Estuary INDIA
• INDIA
• West Bengal, Digha Ghole (Lat: 21.61) (Long: 87.53) INDIA (Record: 1981-1982)
• Orissa, Mahanadi Estuary, INDIA
• Bihar, Dighwara INDIA (Record: 1952)

Literature Source(s)
  • Gopalakrishnan, V (1971) The biology of the Hooghly-Matlah estuarine system (West Bengal, India) with special reference to its fisheries Journal of marine biological association of india Marine biological association of india 13(2) 182-194 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at - http://www.fishbase.org
  • Manna, B and Goswami, BCB (1985) A check-list of marine and estuarine fishes of Digha, West Bengal, India Mahasagar- Bulletin of the National Institute of Oceanography NIO, Goa 18(4) 489-499 Available at - http://nicmas.nio.org/Mahasagar/Mahasagar_V-18/Mahasagar_18%284%29_489.pdf
  • Job, TJ; David, A; Das, KN (1955) Fish and fisheries of the Mahanadi in relation to the Hirakud dam Indian Journal of Fisheries The Editorial Committee, India Journal of Fisheries for the Minister of Food and Agriculture Government of India 2(1) 1-36 Available at - NIO,Goa
  • Karamchandani, SJ (1957) On the Occurrence of Association of carp fry in the fry-collection nets and the destructive role played by predatory fish Indian Journal of Fisheries The Editorial Committee, India Journal of Fisheries for the Minister of Food and Agriculture Government of India 4(1) 46-61 Available at - NIO,Goa
  • Sarkar, UK; Kapoor, D; Paul, SK; Pathar, Ak; Basheer, VS; Deepak, PK; Srivastava, SM and Tyagi, LK (2007) Fish Biodiversity in the water bodies of samaspur bird sanctuary Uttar Pradesh: towards developing a freshwater aquatic sanctuary Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 104(1) 51-54 Available at - NIO, Goa

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