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Noun1.Silurus - type genus of the Siluridae: catfishesSilurus - type genus of the Siluridae: catfishes
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
family Siluridae, Siluridae - Old World catfishes
European catfish, sheatfish, Silurus glanis - large elongated catfish of central and eastern Europe
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A fish called the "armado" (a Silurus) is remarkable from a harsh grating noise which it makes when caught by hook and line, and which can be distinctly heard when the fish is beneath the water.
Heavy metals distribution in muscle, liver, kidney and gill of European catfish (Silurus glanis) from Italian Rivers.
(2010) reported that the distribution of mucous cells in Silurus asotussk showed that the density of mucous cells was the highest in the ventral skin and the lowest in the dorsal skin, suggesting that this density prevents injury to the Silurus asotus ventral skin.
NISP % NISP % Pike Esox lucius 66 40.2 20 30.3 Pike perch Sander lucioperca 29 17.7 10 15.2 Perch Perca fluviatilis 4 2.4 1 1.5 Wels catfish Silurus glanis 12 7.3 4 6.1 Salmon Salmo salar 2 1.2 1 1.5 Sturgeon Acipenser sp.
(2014) for the European catfish (Silurus glanis Linnaeus, 1758), in which case a decrease in growth rate was observed using the synthetic estrogen DES, while the natural estrogen [E.sub.2] did not cause such decrease.
[8.] Ahmed A, Ahmadou D and BA Mohamadou Influence of traditional drying and smoke-drying on the quality of three fish species (Tilapia nilotica, Silurus glanis and Arius parkii) from Lagdo Lake, Cameroon.
Among the catfishes the most cultured are Amur catfish (Silurus asotus), Channel catfish (Ictalurus puncuatus), Stripped catfish (Pangasius hypophthalmus) and African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) and their respective percentage contribution to total aquaculture production at the end of 2014 were 0.62%, 0.53%, 0.52% and 0.33% [5].
Grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella), bighead carp (Aristichthys nobilis), Siberian sturgeon (Acipenser baerii), and wels catfish (Silurus glanis) are popular food fish of commercial significance in many countries (
Bauer, "Biochemical and physicochemical changes in catfish (Silurus glanis Linne) muscle as influenced by different freeze-thaw cycles," Food Chemistry, vol.
Alp A, Kara C, Uckardes F, Carol J, Garcia-Berthou E (2011) Age and growth of the Europian catfish (Silurus glanis) in a Turkish reservoir and comparison with introduced populations.
Effects of replacement of fish meal by soybean meal and supplementation of methionine in fish meal/soybean meal-based diets on growth performance of the southern catfish silurus meridionalis.