Mystus armatus (Day, 1865)
Kerala mystus
photo by Plamoottil, M.

Family:  Bagridae (Bagrid catfishes)
Max. size:  14.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater; brackish; pH range: 6.19999980926514 - 7.5; dH range: 20
Distribution:  Asia: India and probably lower Myanmar (Ref. 4833). Reported from Bangladesh (Ref. 1479).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Adults hide under rocks and boulders in swift-flowing clear water hill streams (Ref. 1479). Oviparous, distinct pairing possibly like other members of the same family (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 14 October 2010 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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