|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Hemibagrus maydelli (Rossel, 1964)|
|Common Name||Krishna Mystus|
|Type Locality||Bhima River at Wadgaon, Maharashtra, India.|
|Pronunciation||HEM ee BAG russ|
|Etymology||From the Greek hemi- meaning half and bagrus, the catfish genus.|
|Size||1650mm or 65" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Members of the genus Hemibagrus are bagrid catfishes that can attain standard lengths of up to 800 mm and are found in large rivers throughout the Indian subcontinent,Southeast and East Asia. Members of this genus have depressed heads,rugose head shields not covered by skin,a slender occipital process and moderately long adipose fins.|
|Distribution||Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh in India.
Indian waters, Karnataka State Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Indian waters, Andhra Pradesh State Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Indian waters, Maharashtra State Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Status||Least Concern|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Mitteilungen aus dem Hamburgischen Zoologischen Museum und Institut v. 61, pp 149, Fig. 1.|
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|Last Update||2014 Aug 18 03:08 (species record created: 2012 May 22 07:02)|