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Xenentodon cancila (Asian needlefish; Stickfish; Silver needlefish; Gar; Freshwater garfish)

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Language: Assamese; Bengali; Danish; Finnish; German; Kannada; Khasi; Khmer; Laotian; Malayalam; Mandarin Chinese; Manipuri; Marathi; Nepali; Sinhalese; Tamil; Thai; Vietnamese

Wikipedia Abstract

Xenentodon cancila (freshwater garfish) is a species of needlefish found in freshwater and brackish habitats in South and Southeast Asia.
View Wikipedia Record: Xenentodon cancila

Attributes

Migration [1]  Amphidromous

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Kudremukh National Park II 202772 Karnataka, India  
Manas National Park II 135025 Assam, India
Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve 1364022 India  
Sunderban National Park 261613 India  

Consumers

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny w Lodz
West Edmonton Mall Marine Life Center
Wroclaw Zoo, LLC

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Distribution

Asia - Inland waters; Asia: Sri Lanka and India eastward to the Mekong.; Bangladesh; Bhutan; Brahmaputra; Cambodia; Chilka Lake; Ganges; Great Lake; Hawaii (USA); India; Indonesia; Lao People's Dem. Rep.; Malaysia; Mekong; Myanmar; Nepal; Oceania - Inland waters; Oriental; Pakistan; Sri Lanka; Thailand; Tonle Sap; Viet Nam;

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Attributes / relations provided by
1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org
2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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