Chandramara chandramara

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Chandramara chandramara
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Bagridae
Subfamily: Bagrinae
Genus: Chandramara
Jayaram, 1972
Species: C. chandramara
Binomial name
Chandramara chandramara
(F. Hamilton, 1822)
Synonyms
  • Pimelodus chandramara
    Hamilton, 1822
  • Rama chandramara
    (Hamilton, 1822)
  • Pimelodus rama
    Hamilton, 1822 (misapplied)

Chandramara chandramara is the only species of bagrid catfish found in Bangladesh and India. This species reaches about 5 centimetres (2 in) SL and inhabits beels, ditches, streams, and canals.[1]

This fish has a semi-transparent body which may or may not have speckles. This fish is a schooling species.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2011). "Chandramara chandramara" in FishBase. December 2011 version.
  2. ^ Linder, R. Shane (March 2000). "The Catfishes of Asia Family Bagridae part one" (PDF). Cat Chat. 1 (1).