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European Catfish

Silurus glanis Linnaeus 1758

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Silurus glanis (European Catfish) is a species of bony fishes in the family sheatfishes. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to the Palearctic. They are solitary, nocturnal carnivores. Individuals can grow to 500 cm. They have sexual reproduction. They have parental care (paternal care and female provides care). They rely on swimming to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of European catfish. View this species on GBIF