Silonia silondia  (Hamilton, 1822)

Silond catfish
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Schilbeidae (Schilbid catfishes)

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; brackish; demersal; amphidromous (Ref. 51243).   Tropical; 23°C - 26°C (Ref. 13614), preferred ?

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Asia: Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Nepal and probably Myanmar.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 183 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 41236); common length : 100.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4833)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabit rivers. Occur in shoals. Adults ascend from estuaries into large rivers for breeding during monsoons. After the water level recedes, they often get stranded in small pools (Ref. 4833). Oviparous, eggs are unguarded (Ref. 205).

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Distinct pairing (Ref. 205).

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Talwar, P.K. and A.G. Jhingran, 1991. Inland fishes of India and adjacent countries. Volume 2. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam. (Ref. 4833)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 109396)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Fisheries: commercial; gamefish: yes
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.7500   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00562 (0.00255 - 0.01239), b=3.03 (2.84 - 3.22), based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.37 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Very Low, minimum population doubling time more than 14 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Very high vulnerability (83 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.