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Scientific Name Arius gagora  (Hamilton, 1822)
Common Name Gagora Catfish
Type Locality Bengal estuaries, India.
Pronunciation AR ee uss
Etymology Arius: From the Greek arios, meaning warlike or bellicose; in reference to the well-developed fin spines. 
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References An account of the fishes found in the river Ganges, pp 167, 376, Pl. 10 (fig. 54).
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Last Update 2018 Apr 11 09:16 (species record created: 2018 Apr 10 10:46)