Bagarius yarrelli (Sykes 1839)

Alfred W. Thomson & Lawrence M. Page, 2006, Genera of the Asian Catfish Families Sisoridae and Erethistidae (Teleostei: Siluriformes)., Zootaxa 1345, pp. 1-96 : 28

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6253960

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DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6253960

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scientific name

Bagarius yarrelli (Sykes 1839)
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Bagarius yarrelli (Sykes 1839)

Bagrus yarrelli Sykes 1839   ZBK : 163. Type locality: Mota Mola at Poona [Krishna River drainage] , Deccan, India. No types known.

Pimelodus carnaticus Jerdon 1849   ZBK : 341. Type locality: Bowany River, [Cauvery [=Kaveri] drainage] s. India . No types known. Synonymized with Bagarius yarrelli by Day (1977a).

Bagarius lica Volz 1903   ZBK : 557. Type locality: Moresi River [Musi drainage] at Palembang , Sumatra, Indonesia. Holotype: NMBE. First synonymized with Bagarius bagarius   ZBK by Weber & de Beaufort(1913). Determined by Roberts (1983) to be a synonym of Bagarius yarrelli .

Bagarius nieuwenhuisii Popta 1904   ZBK : 190. Type locality: Bo River, Mahakam basin, Central Borneo . No types known. First synonymized with Bagarius bagarius   ZBK by Weber & de Beaufort (1913). Determined by Roberts (1983) to be a synonym of Bagarius yarrelli .

Distribution: Krishna, Godavary, Ganges, Brahmaputra, Irrawaddy, Salween, Chao Phraya, Mekong and drainages throughout the Malay Peninsula and Indonesia (Roberts, 1983 (in part); Kottelat, 1989; Talwar & Jingran, 1991; Rainboth, 1996; Jayaram, 1999 (in part); Karmakar, 2000; Kottelat, 2001a). It has also been reported from the Indus drainage (Talwar & Jingran, 1991; Jayaram, 1999; Karmakar, 2000) and Cauvery drainage in southern India (as Pimelodus carnaticus   ZBK ) by Jerdon (1849). It was reported as B. bagarius   ZBK in the Godavary drainage by David (1963). This species is replaced by B. rutilus   ZBK in the Red River drainage in Vietnam and China (Ng & Kottelat, 2000; Kottelat, 2001a; Kottelat, 2001b).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Actinopterygii

Order

Siluriformes

Family

Sisoridae

Genus

Bagarius