Sperata aor

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Sperata aor
Sperata aor.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Bagridae
Genus: Sperata
S. aor
Binomial name
Sperata aor
(F. Hamilton, 1822)
  • Pimelodus aor Hamilton, 1822
  • Aoria aor (Hamilton, 1822)
  • Aorichthys aor (Hamilton, 1822)
  • Macrones aor (Hamilton, 1822)
  • Mystus aor (Hamilton, 1822)
  • Orichthys aor (Hamilton, 1822)

Sperata aor, the long-whiskered catfish (Bengali: আইড় aiṛ, Assamese: আঁৰি ãri), is a species of bagrid catfish found in southern Asia in the nations of Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Myanmar. It grows to a length of 180 centimetres (71 in) and is commercially fished for human consumption. It is also a popular gamefish.

Sperata aor of Bangladesh