Mystus tengara (Hamilton, 1822)
Tengara catfish
Mystus tengara
photo by Rahman, A.K.A.

Family:  Bagridae (Bagrid catfishes)
Max. size:  18 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Pakistan, India, Nepal and Bangladesh (Ref. 4833). Reported from Afghanistan (Ref. 41034).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Adults inhabit rivers and ponds in plains and submontane regions (Ref. 41236) in flowing and standing waters (Ref. 4833). Oviparous, distinct pairing possibly like other members of the same family (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 05 October 2009 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 05.08.96
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 14.07.14
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 10.01.03

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