Category: Fishes | Resource

Beardless sea catfish, Batrachocephalus mino (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Siluriformes (Catfishes) Superfamily: Bagroidea Family: Ariidae (Tachysuridae) (Sea catfishes) Genus: Batrachocephalus Species: B. mino

Synonyms Ageneiosus mino Hamilton, 1822 Batrachocephalus ageneiosus Bleeker, 1846 Batrachocephalus micropogon Bleeker, 1858

Common/local names English: Beardless sea catfish and Frog-headed catfish Bangladesh: Kata (কাটা) and Katabukha (কাটাবুখা)

Distributions: Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and the East Indies (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

Conservation status: Not threatened …read more