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Scientific NameArius arius  (Hamilton, 1822)
Common NameTrådfinnet Havmalle (Denmark)
Type LocalityBengal estuaries, India.
PronunciationAR ee uss
EtymologyArius: From the Greek arios, meaning warlike or bellicose; in reference to the well-developed fin spines. 
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Size 400mm or 15.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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DistributionIndo-West Pacific: India through neighboring coastal states (Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Myanmar, to Singapore, South China Sea.
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ReferencesAn account of the fishes found in the river Ganges, pp 170, 376.
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2017 Oct 18 07:45 (species record created: 2017 Apr 01 01:44)