Species details : Wallago attu (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Accepted scientific name:
Wallago attu (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Wallago attu  (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Synonyms:
Callichrous macrostomus (Swainson, 1839) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Callichrous macrostomus (Swainson, 1839)
Pinniwallago kanpurensis (non Gupta, Jayaram & Hajela, 1981) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Pinniwallago kanpurensis (non Gupta, Jayaram & Hajela, 1981)
Silurus attu Bloch & Schneider, 1801 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Silurus attu Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Silurus boalis Hamilton, 1822 (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Silurus boalis Hamilton, 1822
Silurus macrostomus Swainson, 1839 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Silurus macrostomus Swainson, 1839
Silurus muelleri Bleeker, 1846 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Silurus muelleri Bleeker, 1846
Silurus mulleri Bleeker, 1846 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Silurus mulleri Bleeker, 1846
Silurus wallago Valenciennes, 1840 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Silurus wallago Valenciennes, 1840
Silurus wallagoo Valenciennes, 1840 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Silurus wallagoo Valenciennes, 1840
Wallago attu valeya Deraniyagala, 1953 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Wallago attu valeya Deraniyagala, 1953
Wallago russelli Bleeker, 1853 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Wallago russelli Bleeker, 1853
Wallago russellii Bleeker, 1853 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Wallago russellii Bleeker, 1853
Wallagonia athu (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Wallagonia athu (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Wallagonia attu (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Wallagonia attu (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Wallagu attu (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Wallagu attu (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Common names:
Common name Transliteration Language Country
Barali - - India(Khowai, Sereng) Click here to show the literature
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Parhin - Assamese India(Umngot, Kynshi, Brahmaputra) Click here to show the literature
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Barali - Bengali India(Khowai, Sereng) Click here to show the literature
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Boal - Bengali Bangladesh Click here to show the literature
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Boyali - Bengali India(West Bengal) Click here to show the literature
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বয়াল - Bengali Bangladesh
Nga-bat - Burmese Myanmar Click here to show the literature
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Boal - English India Click here to show the literature
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Freshwater shark - English Bangladesh Click here to show the literature
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Freshwater shark - English USA Click here to show the literature
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Shark catfish - English Sri Lanka Click here to show the literature
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Wallago - English USA Click here to show the literature
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Intianpetomonni - Finnish Finland Click here to show the literature
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Hubschrauber-Wels - German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Boalee - Hindi India(India) Click here to show the literature
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भोली - Hindi India
Cangop - Javanese Indonesia(Java) Click here to show the literature
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Jambal - Javanese Indonesia(Java) Click here to show the literature
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Baalae - Kannada India(Karnataka State (Godavari & Krishna river)) Click here to show the literature
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Bahle - Kannada India(Karnataka) Click here to show the literature
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Balae - Kannada India(Western Ghats river, Karnataka State) Click here to show the literature
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ಬಾಲ್  - Kannada India
Parhin - Khasi India(Umngot, Kynshi, Brahmaputra) Click here to show the literature
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Chhke nhy - Khmer Cambodia(Kompong Chhnang Province) Click here to show the literature
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Kropaut - Khmer Cambodia(Kompong Chhnang Province) Click here to show the literature
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Sandai - Khmer Cambodia(Kompong Chhnang Province) Click here to show the literature
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Trey kråpoat - Khmer Cambodia Click here to show the literature
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Trey sanday - Khmer Cambodia Click here to show the literature
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Khao - Laotian Laos(Sanasomboun district) Click here to show the literature
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Pa khao - Laotian Laos(Ban Hang Khone, Don Khone, 3 km below Lee Pee Wate) Click here to show the literature
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Jambal - Malay (individual language) Indonesia Click here to show the literature
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Attu-valai - Malayalam India(Kerala) Click here to show the literature
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Attuvaala - Malayalam India(Kerala.) Click here to show the literature
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Pozha wallah - Malayalam India(Kerala) Click here to show the literature
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Wallah - Malayalam India(Kerala) Click here to show the literature
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ആട്ടു വാലി - Malayalam India
ആറ്റുവാള - Malayalam India
പുഴ വാള - Malayalam India
പൊഴവാള്ള  - Malayalam India
വാള - Malayalam India
വാള്ള  - Malayalam India
叉尾鯰 Cha wei nian Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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叉尾鲶 Cha wei nian Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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Shivada - Marathi India(Maharashtra) Click here to show the literature
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Valashivda - Marathi India(Maharashtra State) Click here to show the literature
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पाहरी - Marathi India
पुरराम - Marathi India
बाळू - Marathi India
वारशहौराह - Marathi India
शिवादा - Marathi India
Bohari - Nepali Nepal Click here to show the literature
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Padni - Nepali Nepal Click here to show the literature
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पदनी - Nepali India
Mully - Punjabi India(Punjab) Click here to show the literature
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ਮੁਲ਼ੀ - Punjabi India
Валлага - Russian - Click here to show the literature
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Walaya - Sinhalese Sri Lanka Click here to show the literature
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Valai - Tamil India(Tamil Nadu.) Click here to show the literature
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Vazhai - Tamil India(Tamil Nadu) Click here to show the literature
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Wallah - Tamil India(Tamilnadu) Click here to show the literature
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டீலீ  - Tamil India
வல்லா - Tamil India
வாளை - Tamil India
வாளை அதீயாழை  - Tamil India
வாளை  - Tamil India
வாழா - Tamil India
வாழா  - Tamil India
வாழை - Tamil India
Valuga - Telugu India(Andhra Pradesh) Click here to show the literature
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Wallagah - Telugu India(Andhra Pradesh) Click here to show the literature
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వాలావా - Telugu India
వాలుగ - Telugu India
వాల్లావా   - Telugu India
Pla khao - Thai Thailand Click here to show the literature
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ปลาเค้า Pla khao Thai Thailand Click here to show the literature
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Cá leo - Vietnamese Viet Nam Click here to show the literature
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Classification:
Kingdom Animalia CoL
Phylum Chordata CoL
Class Actinopterygii FishBase
Order Siluriformes FishBase
Family Siluridae FishBase
Genus Wallago FishBase
Distribution: Asia: Pakistan to Viet Nam and Indonesia. Reported from Afghanistan (Ref. 39701). Lower risk - near threatened status in Western Ghats, India (Ref. 44149).
Lifezones: Brackish,freshwater
Additional data: Author from Eschmeyer (CofF ver. Aug. 2002: Ref. 43552).
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: 19-May-2014
Source database: FishBase, Jan 2015   99%
Bibliographic citation: Froese R. & Pauly D. (eds) (2018). FishBase (version Jan 2015). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2015 Annual Checklist (Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Kunze T., Flann C., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., eds). Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.
Online resource: http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.php?ID=10243
CoL taxon LSID: urn:lsid:catalogueoflife.org:taxon:fd85d356-ac8e-11e3-805d-020044200006:col20150401