Species Details

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Dwarf Catfish Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Batasio tengana
Family : Bagridae
Order : Silurifirmes
Class : Actinopterygii
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : River,Torrential Streams
Description : Body of Dwarf Catfish is compressed.Body transparent white with a large spot.Tip and base of the caudal and dorsal fin with black spots.Mouth inferior,horizontal and bordered by fleshy lips.Teeth small.Air bladder noticeable from outside.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by: Razia Sultana Setu, Department of Zoology,Universityof Dhaka; Information sources: IUCN Red List Bangladesh-2015, Encyclopedia of flora and fauna of Bangladesh(volume 23).photo credit and copyright:Bakalial, Bikramaditya([email protected]),www.fishbase.se. more information please contact with us.