Batrachocephalus mino

Alexandre P. Marceniuk & Naércio A. Menezes, 2007, Systematics of the family Ariidae (Ostariophysi, Siluriformes), with a redefinition of the genera., Zootaxa 1416, pp. 1-126: 34

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Batrachocephalus mino


Batrachocephalus mino  (Hamilton, 1822)

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Ageneiosus mino  Hamilton, 1822: 159. 375. Type locality: Upper Ganges estuaries . No types known. 

Batrachocephalus ageneiosus  ZBK  Bleeker, 1846: 176. Type locality: Jakarta , Java, Indonesia. No types known. 

Distribution: South and southeast Asia.

Countries: Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Malaysia, Thailand to Indonesia.

Habitat: Marine and brackish waters.

Maximum size: 250 mm TL.

Material examined: FMNH 68052 (4 al, 142-178 mm TL) (1 c&s), Malaysia, Sabah, Kinabatangan dist, Deramakot Camp, aquatic sta. 2 .