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

Family:  Bagridae (Bagrid catfishes)
Max. size:  15 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater; brackish
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: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 18 September 2010 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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