Category: Fishes | Resource

Gagora catfish, Arius gagora (Hamilton, 1822)

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

Synonyms Pimelodus gagora Hamilton, 1822 Tachysurus gagora (Hamilton, 1822)

Common/local names English: Gagora catfish Bangladesh: Gagla (গাগলা), Ghagra (ঘাগরা) and Ghunga (ঘুংগা)

Distributions: Bangladesh and India (West Bengal and Orissa) (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

Conservation status: Data Deficient in Bangladesh (IUCN Bangladesh, 2000).

Morphology: Body elongate with …read more