Heteropneustes fossilis

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Infotaula taxonòmicaHeteropneustes fossilis
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Espècie Heteropneustes fossilis
(Bloch, 1794)[1][2][3][4]
  • Saccobranchus fossilis (Bloch, 1794)
  • Saccobranchus microcephalus (Günther, 1864)
  • Saccobranchus singio (Francis Buchanan-Hamilton, 1822)
  • Silurus biserratus (Swainson, 1839)
  • Silurus fossilis (Bloch, 1794)
  • Silurus laticeps (Swainson, 1838)
  • Silurus singio (Francis Buchanan-Hamilton, 1822)[5]
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Heteropneustes fossilis és una espècie de peix de la família Heteropneustidae i de l'ordre dels siluriformes.



És ovípar.[8]


És omnívor.[6]


És un peix demersal i de clima tropical (21 °C-25 °C ).[6][9]

Distribució geogràfica[modifica]

Es troba a Àsia: des del Pakistan i Sri Lanka fins a Birmània.[6][10][11][12][13][14][15][16][17][18][19][20][21][22][23][24][25][26][27][28]

Ús comercial[modifica]

Té una gran demanda a causa del seu valor medicinal.[6]


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