Diseases and Parasites

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Echinorhynchus Disease. Parasitic infestations (protozoa, worms, etc.)
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Allan Palacio
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Migration

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Anadromous. Fish that ascend rivers to spawn, as salmon and hilsa do. Sub-division of diadromous. Migrations should be cyclical and predictable and cover more than 100 km.
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Trophic Strategy

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Found in large schools (Ref. 94495). Recorded as having been or being farmed in rice fields (Ref. 119549). Juveniles and/or adults are found in intertidal mud flats (Ref. 121464).
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Biology

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Primarily a brackish water fish that enters and lives in fresh water. In freshwater, adults occur mainly in larger water bodies (rivers and streams) with mud or clay substrates, and rarely found in smaller streams. Form schools of 10 to 25 individuals. Diurnal. Oviparous, distinct pairing possibly like other members of the same family (Ref. 205).
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Importance

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fisheries: commercial
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Mystus gulio

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Mystus gulio, the Long Whiskers Catfish, is a species of catfish of the family Bagridae. The generic name is probably derived from the Latin "mystax", meaning "moustache", due to the long barbels.

It is found in India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Nepal and Vietnam.[1] It is primarily a brackish water fish that enters and lives in fresh water.[2]

The population is known to be decreasing in recent past, due to catching, pet trading and habitat destruction.[3]

References

  1. ^ http://www.planetcatfish.com/common/species.php?species_id=450
  2. ^ "Mystus gulio summary page".
  3. ^ Ng, H.H.; de Alwis Goonatilake, S.; Fernado, M.; Kotagama, O. (2019). "Mystus gulio". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2019: e.T144201289A144201789. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2019-3.RLTS.T144201289A144201789.en. Retrieved 16 January 2020.
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Mystus gulio: Brief Summary

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Mystus gulio, the Long Whiskers Catfish, is a species of catfish of the family Bagridae. The generic name is probably derived from the Latin "mystax", meaning "moustache", due to the long barbels.

It is found in India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Nepal and Vietnam. It is primarily a brackish water fish that enters and lives in fresh water.

The population is known to be decreasing in recent past, due to catching, pet trading and habitat destruction.

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