Was described by Pieter Bleeker
in 1846, originally under the genus Arius.
It inhabits southern and southeastern Asian brackish
waters, also occurring in marine and freshwaters but
predominantly in brackish waters.
and southeast Asia: Bay of Bengal and western
central Pacific; in coastal waters and estuaries.
Type locality: Batavia.
30.0cm. TL (12ins)
Ferraris, C.J. Jr.,
2007. Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes:
Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary
types. Zootaxa 1418:1-628. Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors.
2021. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication.
www.fishbase.org, ( 07/2021 ).