Category: Fishes | Resource | Threatened fishes

Silond catfish, Silonia silondia (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Siluriformes (Catfishes) Family: Schilbeidae (Schilbeid catfishes) Genus: Silonia Species: S. silondia

Synonyms Ageniosus lurida Swainson, 1838 Pimelodus silondia Hamilton, 1822 Silonia lurida (Swainson, 1838) Silundia gangetica Valenciennes, 1840

Common/local names English: Silond catfish and Silondia vacha Bangladesh: Shillong (শিলং) India: Silon, Dhain, Silond, Siland, Bachawa and Banspati (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

Distribution: Bangladesh, Pakistan, India, Nepal and Myanmar (Talwar and Jhingran, …read more