Scientific Name
Silurus asotus  
Silurus asotus鯰
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Linnaeus, 1758 Depth 0 - 20M
Chinese Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鯰科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F147 Siluridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 鯰 
Max Length 100 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 鯰魚、念仔魚、廉仔、鯤魚、黃骨魚 
Distribution in World Taiwan、China、South East Asia、Japan   Distribution in Taiwan North、Middle、South、East 
Habitats Fresh water  Holotype Locality Asia 
Synonyms Parasilurus asotus, Parasilurus asotus asotus, Parasilurus japonicus, Silurus bedfordi, Silurus cinereus, Silurus dahuricus, Silurus dauuricus, Silurus japonicus, Silurus punctatus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);臺灣淡水及河口魚類誌(陳及方, 1999);福建魚類誌(朱等, 1985)  朱元鼎 編 1985 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 陳義雄,方力行 1999 
Specimen List ASIZP0054188. ASIZP0058068. ASIZP0071108. ASIZP0072965. ASIZP0072966. ASIZP0072967. ASIZP0804425. ASIZP0805590. ASIZP0805591. ASIZP0805592. ASIZP0914425. ASIZP0915590. ASIZP0915591. ASIZP0915592. BMNH1862.12.6.24. BMNH1866.6.8.25. FRIP00819. NMMBP05749. NMMBP05750. NMMBP06262. NMMBP06691. NMMBP06692. NMMBP06693. NMMBP06694. NMMSTP00460. NMNSF00068. NMNSF00072. NMNSF00698. NMNSF00804. NMNSF01210-A. NMNSF01210-F. NMNSF01319. NTHUB01770. NTHUB01771. NTMP0004. NTMP0255. NTMP0580. ...List all 66 records... 
Common Name Chinese catfish; Amur catfish; Japanese catfish; Far Eastern catfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     NT 2012 Redlist of Fresh Water Fishes::NT