Thickspined catfish

Arius nenga or Kata is a catfish of the Ariidae family, available in the Bay of Bengal.

The Thickspined catfish lives in the demersal, brackish, marine environment.

The Thickspined Catfish has two pairs of barbules/whiskers located under its lower jaw and feeds on a variety of crustaceans ,mollusks and plant matter. More

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Common names

Kata in Bengali (বাংলা)
thickspined catfish in English
शिंगळ पीटदा in Marathi (मराठी)
কাটা in Bengali (বাংলা)
印度油鯰 in Mandarin Chinese
印度油鲶 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Siluriformes
Family : Ariidae
Genus : Nemapteryx
Species : Nemapteryx nenga
Authority : Hamilton, 1822