Batasio tigrinus

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Batasio tigrinus
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Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Bagridae
Genus: Batasio
B. tigrinus
Binomial name
Batasio tigrinus
Ng & Kottelat, 2001

Batasio tigrinus is a species of catfish (order Siluriformes) of the genus Batasio in the family Bagridae, known from Thailand. It is found in the hillstreams of Mae Klong and it was described from Khwae Noi River, one of the main tributaries of Mae Klong; its habitat is sandy/rocky substrate. It is sporadically collected as an ornamental fish; the threats are not well known but may be human disturbance and siltation.


  • Ng, H.H. 2012. Batasio tigrinus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 18 May 2015.
  • Fishbase