Mystus montanus (Jerdon, 1849)
photo by Plamoottil, M.

 Family:  Bagridae (Bagrid catfishes)
 Max. size:  15 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal
 Distribution:  Asia: Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Assam in India.
 Biology:  Omnivorous bottom feeder (Ref. 54942). Oviparous, distinct pairing possibly like other members of the same genus (Ref. 205).
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 05.06.95
 Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 04.06.07

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