Clarias batrachus (Linnaeus, 1758) was a species that its condition faced the risk of extinction in most parts the Java mainland due to the African catfish Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822) culture industry. In September 2018, C. batrachus was captured and photographed in the Saroka River, Madura Island, east and of Java mainland. The morphological characters of this species confirm its presence in a new river, more than 150 km northeast from its type locality. The specimens of C. batrachus were characterized as follows: dorsal fin rays 60-66; anal fin rays 47-50; pectoral fin rays 9-11; ventral fin rays 6.
|Number of pages||5|
|Publication status||Published - 2020|
- Freshwater fish
- Native fish
- Walking catfish