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Ancharius fuscus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Siluriformes
Genus  Ancharius
Higher classification  Ancharius
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Anchariidae
Scientific name  Ancharius fuscus
Rank  Species
Ancharius fuscus
Similar  Catfish, Ariidae, Arius

Ancharius fuscus is a species of catfish in the Anchariidae family. It is commonly referred to as the vaona but this name also refers to Gogo brevibarbis. It is endemic to Madagascar where it is found in the eastern draining rivers. Its natural habitat is rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss. A. fuscus grows to about 30.0 centimetres (11.8 in) TL.

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Ancharius fuscus Wikipedia


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