Long-whiskered catfish

Sperata aor is a species of catfish of the family Bagridae.

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The Long-whiskered catfish lives in the demersal, potamodromous, freshwater environment.

Pimelodidae, commonly known as the long-whiskered catfishes, is a family of catfishes (order Siluriformes). More

long-whiskered catfish, the Pictus Cat - Pimelodus pictus grows to 10" while the Channel Cat (a pink form is often seen) grows over 2 feet long. Shovelnose Cats are usually only seen at six inches or greater, so the beginner does have some warning with these. More

Pimelodidae, commonly known as the long-whiskered catfishes, is a familyFamily (biology) In biological classification, family is a taxonomic rank. Exact details of formal nomenclature depend on the Nomenclature Codes which applies.... More

Alex Flecker holds a long-whiskered catfish in Venezuela. More

Facts about long-whiskered catfish: classification, as discussed in ostariophysan (fish): Annotated classification: = ...fishes. Size to 30 cm (12 inches). A few enter brackish waters and salt waters. South America. 12 genera, 36 species. More

Common names

Ayre in Bengali (বাংলা)
Cumboo-kelethee in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Kambee keletee in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Kanti in Nepali (नेपाली)
Kappu suragi in Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ)
Koong keliru in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Long-whiskered catfish in English
Mukul jella in Telugu (తెలుగు)
Multijella in Telugu (తెలుగు)
Nadunthalai keletee in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Nedunthalaikeliru in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Nga-gyaung in Burmese (ဗမာစာ)
Ponnai keletee in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Seenghala in Telugu (తెలుగు)
Shingala in Marathi (मराठी)
Ukkojuovamonni in Finnish (suomen kieli)
আইরি in Bengali (বাংলা)
கம்பிக் கெழுத்தி in Tamil (தமிழ்)
கம்பு கெழுத்தி in Tamil (தமிழ்)
கும்பு கெல்லத்தீ  in Tamil (தமிழ்)
கூங கெளீரு  in Tamil (தமிழ்)
கூங் கெழுரு in Tamil (தமிழ்)
நாடுதலை  கெழுத்தி in Tamil (தமிழ்)
நாடுதலைக் கெழுத்தி in Tamil (தமிழ்)
நெடுந்தலை கெளிறு in Tamil (தமிழ்)
நெடுரந்தாளீ கெளீரு in Tamil (தமிழ்)
பொன்னை கெழுத்தி in Tamil (தமிழ்)
பொன்‍னைகெழுத்தி in Tamil (தமிழ்)
ముకుల్ జెల్లా  in Telugu (తెలుగు)
ముకుల్జెల్లా  in Telugu (తెలుగు)
ముల్టిజెల్లా  in Telugu (తెలుగు)
సీంగాలా   in Telugu (తెలుగు)
剑鳠 in Mandarin Chinese
剑鳠的异名 in Mandarin Chinese
劍鱯 in Mandarin Chinese
劍鱯的異名 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Bagridae
Genus : Sperata
Species : Sperata aor
Authority : Hamilton, 1822