Clarias batrachus linnaeus, 1758 (siluriformes, clariidae): new records of threatened catfish from Bawean Island, Indonesia

  • Muhammad Badrut Tamam Universitas Muhammadiyah Lamongan
  • Aisyah Hadi Ramadani Universitas Muhammadiyah Lamongan
  • Fitri Sil Valen
Keywords: Asian catfish, distributon, rare fish


Clarias batrachus Linnaeus, 1758 is one of catfish in Indonesia. The spread of Clarias batrachus in Indonesia have generally in mainland of Sumatra, Borneo and Java. In 2019 we report for the first time the presence of C. batrachus on Bawean, a small, isolated island, conservation area in the middle of Java Sea. A description of morphological characters of a specimen are provided. Presence of C. batrachus on Bawean Island caused by the geographical reason and human introduction factors.


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Tamam, M. B., Ramadani, A. H., & Valen, F. S. (2021). Clarias batrachus linnaeus, 1758 (siluriformes, clariidae): new records of threatened catfish from Bawean Island, Indonesia. Genbinesia Journal of Biology, 1(1), 30-34.