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Stinging catfish, Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch, 1794)

Stinging catfish: Heteropneustes fossilis

Stinging catfish: Heteropneustes fossilis

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Siluriformes (Catfishes) Superfamily: Siluroidea Family: Heteropneustidae (Saccobranchidae; Airsac catfishes) Genus: Heteropneustes Species: H. fossilis

Common/local names English: Stinging catfish Bangladesh: Shing (শিং), Shinghi (শিংঘি) and Jiol (জিওল) India: Singee and Sheenee (Assam); Singhi (West …read more