Batasio affinis  Blyth, 1860

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Bagridae (Bagrid catfishes)
Etymology: Batasio: Malabar voice as the name of the fish (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Blyth.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 7.4 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 74340)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 6; Anal soft rays: 12. Greyish brown body with a dark brown predorsal oblique bar and a dark brown spot on the side of the body below the adipose fin, dark brown band on distal half of dorsal fin. Dorsal-spine length 14.0% SL; body depth at anus 18.0% SL; snout length 36.0% HL; eye diameter 24.4% HL; interorbital distance 31.7% HL (Ref. 44354).

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Asia: Irrawaddy, Sittang and Ataran River drainages in Myanmar; and Chindwin River drainage in India. Expected to be present in the Salween River drainage.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Ng, H.H. and M. Kottelat, 2001. A review of the genus Batasio (Teleostei: Bagridae) in Indochina, with the description of B. tigrinus sp. n. from Thailand. Rev. Suisse Zool. 108(3):495-511. (Ref. 44354)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00457 (0.00198 - 0.01053), b=3.10 (2.89 - 3.31), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.2   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (17 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.