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Silurus mento Regan, 1904

Kunming catfish, Kunming-lake catfish



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1970's

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



Lake Dianchi, China


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Regan, C. T. (1904). On a collection of fishes made by Mr. John Graham at Yunnan Fu. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 13(75): 190-194.


Other references:

Chen, X.-Y. & Yang, B. (2008). Silurus mento. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. ( Downloaded on 25 July 2012.


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