Category: Fishes | Resource

Engraved catfish, Nemapteryx nenga (Hamilton, 1822)

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

Synonyms Arius caelatus (Valenciennes, 1840) Arius nenga (Hamilton, 1822) Pimelodus nenga Hamilton, 1822 Tachysurus nenga (Hamilton, 1822)

Common/local names English: Engraved catfish Bangladesh: Kata (কাটা)

Distributions: Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand and the Indo-Australian Archiopelago, but not the Philippines or Australia (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

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