Amur catfish

The Amur catfish lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

Amur Catfish, Tawny Dragon Catfish, Yellow catfish Type Locality Canton, China. More

Amur Catfish, Tawny Dragon Catfish, Yellow catfish - Tachysurus fulvidraco (Richardson, 1846) One usually associates temperate catfish with either the North American ictalurids or the Eurasian wels (Silurus). More

Amur Catfish, Yellow Catfish, Tawny Dragon Catfish Synonyms Pseudobagrus fulvidraco, Bagrus calvarius, Macrones fulvidraco, Pimelodus fulvidraco, Silurus calvarius, Tachysurus fulvidraco Sexing - More

* Amur catfish (Silurus asotus), introduced to European rivers * Brown bullhead (Ameiurus nebulosus) * Mekong giant catfish on the lower reaches of the Mekong References - 1. More

Amur catfish is present in water bodies situated from the Onon River in the east to the catchments of rivers Halhin Gol, Nemregiyn Gol and Kerulen in the west. It is also present in lakes Buyr and Bayan. More

Common names

Aasianmonni in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Amur catfish in English
Amurmalle in Danish (dansk)
Amurskii som in Russian (русский язык)
Amurwels in German (Deutsch)
Chinese catfish in English
Far Eastern catfish in English
japanese catfish in English
Japaninmonni in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Namazu in Japanese (日本語)
Sum amurski in Polish (polski)
ナマズ in Japanese (日本語)
廉仔 in Mandarin Chinese
念仔魚 in Mandarin Chinese
念仔鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
鯤魚 in Mandarin Chinese
鯰 in Mandarin Chinese
鯰的異名 in Mandarin Chinese
鯰魚 in Mandarin Chinese
鲲鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
鲶 in Mandarin Chinese
鲶的异名 in Mandarin Chinese
鲶鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
黃骨魚 in Mandarin Chinese
黄骨鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
메기 in Korean (한국어)

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Siluridae
Genus : Silurus
Species : Silurus asotus
Authority : Linnaeus, 1758