Category: Fishes | Resource | Threatened fishes

Assame batasio, Batasio tengana (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Siluriformes (Catfishes) Family: Bagridae (Bagrid catfishes) Genus: Batasio Species: B. tengana

Synonyms Bagrus tengana (Hamilton, 1822) Gagata tengana (Hamilton, 1822) Macrones tengana (Hamilton, 1822) Pimelodus tengana Hamilton, 1822

Common/local names English: Assame batasio Bangladesh: Tengra (টেংরা) India: Batasi (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

Distribution: Bangladesh, India, Myanmar and Thailand (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

Conservation status: Endangered in Bangladesh (IUCN Bangladesh, 2000). …read more