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Batasio batasio  (Hamilton, 1822)

Image contributors to this species:

Beta Mahatvaraj (1)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus

Other Sources:

Fishbase  Search Google  All Catfish Species Inventory  Search ispecies  Wikipedia
 

Relevant Information:

Differs from all other species of Batasio in colouration. Longitudinal band above lateral line as in Mystus vittatus which it is sometimes mistaken for.

Common Name:

None

Synonyms:

Gagata batasio, Macrones batasio, Pimelodus batasio

Family:

Bagridaemblycipitidae

Distribution:

India: Ganges River basin. Type locality: River Tista (Ganges River).  

Size:

7.0cm SL ( 2¾ins)

Temp:

20–22°C (68–72°F)

p.H.

6.5-7.0.

Reference:

Ferraris, C.J. Jr., 2007. Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types. Zootaxa 1418:1-628.
Jayaram. K.C. 2006, Catfishes of India. Narendera Publishing House. 383p.

 

 

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