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Kerala mystus, Mystus armatus (Day, 1865)

Systematic position Class: Actinopterygii (Ray- finned fishes) Order: Siluriformes (Catfishes) Family: Bagridae (Bagrid fishes) Genus: Mystus Species: M. armatus

Synonyms Aoria armatus (Day, 1865) Hypselobagrus armatus (Day, 1865) Macrones armatus Day, 1865

Local/common names English: Kerala mystus Bangladesh: Tengra (টেংরা) India: Cuaree and Karee (Kerala) (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

Distributions: India (Wynaad range of hills, Western Ghats and Nagaland), probably in lower Myanmar (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991) and Sylhet hills …read more