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Clarias batrachus

(Linnaeus 1758)

Clarias batrachus was originally described as Silurus batrachus by Linnaeus in 1758. It belongs to the family Clariidae. It is commonly known as Walking catfish but has many other common names such as walking catfish in USA (contiguous states), Kawatsi in Philippines, Magur in India, Magur in Bangladesh, Trey andeng in Cambodia, Trey andaing roueng in Cambodia. more common names It is found in Fresh water.
Species   batrachus
AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Qualification   ---
Year   1758
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Siluriformes Siluriformes
Family   Clariidae
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Genus   Clarias
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Siluriformes
Family   Clariidae
Genus   Clarias
Original Name   Silurus        
Taxon Name   batrachus
Original Combination   Silurus batrachus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Silurus batrachus
OriginalSubGenus   Silurus
Original Author   Linnaeus
Original AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1758
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Java, vicinity of Bandung, Indonesia.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Fernholm & Wheeler 1983:219-220 [ref. 20707] but type is lost -- see Sudarto et al. 2004:9 [ref. 27680], Ferraris 2007:140 [ref. 29155].
Primary Code   Neotype
Primary Type   NRM 54718
Page   305

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Clarias batrachus
Current Species   batrachus
Current Genus Clarias
Current AuthorWI Linnaeus [C.]
Current AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Current Year   1758
Current Family Clariidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Valid as Clarias batrachus  (Linnaeus 1758). Clariidae.
Name History   •Valid as Clarias batrachus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Shrestha 1978:39 [ref. 15970], Lee et al. 1980:475 [ref. 22416], Ni & Wu in Kuang et al. 1986:168 [ref. 26639], Roberts 1989:127 [ref. 6439] with question, Burgess 1989:146 [ref. 12860], Ataur Rahman 1989:164 [ref. 24860], Zheng et al. 1989:274 [ref. 21202], Page & Burr 1991:210 [ref. 18983], Talwar & Jhingran 1991:684 [ref. 20764], Kottelat et al. 1993:77 [ref. 23448], Kottelat & Lim 1995:242 [ref. 23210], Sen 1995:578 [ref. 23778], Zhu 1995:143 [ref. 25213], Rainboth 1996:163 [ref. 22772], Banik & Choudhury 1996:579 [ref. 24736], Vu & Nguyen 1997:27 [ref. 26438], Kottelat 1998:104 [ref. 23436], Nath 1998:518 [ref. 24990], Ng 1999:17 [ref. 23892], Ng & Tan 1999:362 [ref. 24159], Teugels et al. 1999:286 [ref. 24246], Menon 1999:260 [ref. 24904], Fuller et al. 1999:209 [ref. 25838], Tan & Ng 1999:291 [ref. 24254], Freyhof et al. 2000:96 [ref. 25184], Karmakar 2000:34 [ref. 25662], Allen et al. 2000:157 [ref. 27467], Tang et al. 2001:14 [ref. 25373], Ng 2001:159 [ref. 25460], Kottelat 2001:140 [ref. 25780], Ng 2003:2, 7 [ref. 27067], Sudarto et al. 2003:153 [ref. 27238], Yadav 2003:21 [ref. 27711], Ataur Rahman 2003:183 [ref. 31338], Sudarto et al. 2004:8 [ref. 27680], Nelson et al. 2004:82 [ref. 27807], Ng 2004:290 [ref. 27992], Jayaram 2006:304 [ref. 28762], Scharpf 2006:19 [ref. 30386], Ferraris 2007:140 [ref. 29155], Shrestha 2008:194 [ref. 29923], Ng & Kottelat 2008:726 [ref. 29755], Allen et al. 2008:194 [ref. 30265], Minckley & Marsh 2009:227 [ref. 31114], Page & Burr 2011:369 [ref. 31215], Ng & Hadiaty 2011:1582 [ref. 31220], Page et al. 2013:82 [ref. 32708], Ahmed et al. 2013:286 [ref. 32872], Kottelat 2013:242 [ref. 32989], Ng & Kottelat 2014:443 [ref. 33579] as aff. batrachus, Lee & Sulaiman 2015:182 [ref. 33816], Kottelat 2015:46 [ref. 33971], Miesen et al. 2016:82 [ref. 34492], Labatos 2017:3 [ref. 36239], Sulaiman et al. 2018:33 [ref. 35802], Robins et al. 2018:149 [ref. 35886], Lorenzoni et al. 2019:253 [ref. 37108], Ng et al. 2019:531 [ref. 36606] as aff. batrachus).

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abbreviatus Clarias abbreviatus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Valid
aboinensis Clarias (Clarioides) aboinensis Sydenham [D. H. J.] & Olawoye [O. F.] 1981Synonym
aboinensis Clarias aboinensis Sydenham [D. H. J.] & Olawoye [O. F.] 1981Synonym
aff. melandi Clarias aff. melandi Boulenger [G. A.] 1905Synonym
agboyensis Clarias agboyensis Sydenham [D. H. J.] 1980Synonym
agboyiensis Clarias (Clarioides) agboyiensis Sydenham [D. H. J.] 1980Synonym
agboyiensis Clarias agboyiensis Sydenham [D. H. J.] 1980Valid
albopunctatus Clarias albopunctatus Nichols [J. T.] & LaMonte [F. R.] 1953Valid
alluaudi Clarias alluaudi Boulenger [G. A.] 1906Valid
amplexicauda Clarias amplexicauda Boulenger [G. A.] 1902Synonym
anfractus Clarias anfractus Ng [H. H.] 1999Valid
angolensis Clarias angolensis Steindachner [F.] 1866Valid
anguillaris Clarias anguillaris (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Valid
anguillaris nigeriensis Clarias anguillaris nigeriensis Pellegrin [J.] 1923Synonym
assamensis Clarias assamensis Day [F.] 1877Synonym
batu Clarias batu Lim [K. K. P.] & Ng [H. H.] 1999Valid
brachysoma Clarias brachysoma Günther [A.] 1864Valid
breviceps Clarias breviceps Boulenger [G. A.] 1900Synonym
brevinuchalis Clarias brevinuchalis Lönnberg [E.] & Rendahl [H.] 1922Synonym
brevior Clarias brevior (Boulenger [G. A.] 1903)Synonym
budgetti Clarias budgetti Boulenger [G. A.] 1900Synonym
buettikoferi Clarias buettikoferi Steindachner [F.] 1894Valid
bulumae Clarias bulumae Steindachner [F.] 1894Synonym
buthipogon Clarias buthipogon Sauvage [H.-E.] 1879Synonym
buthopogon Clarias buthopogon Sauvage [H.-E.] 1879Synonym
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