STATE FISH OF BIHAR: CLARIAS BATRACHUS

STATE FISH OF BIHAR: CLARIAS BATRACHUS

CLASSIFICATION: Phylum: Chordata Super-Class: Pisces Class: Teleostomi Order: Siluriformes Family: Clariidae Genus: Clarias Species: batrachus LOCAL NAME: Mangur COMMON ENGLISH NAME: Walking Cat Fish FIN FORMULA: D65-70, P1/8, V6, A47, C17, B4 Pair BREEDING SEASSON: Monsoon Period (June-July) CONSERVATION STATUS: Vulnerable. MARKET VALUE: Rs. 180-250/kg (Approx. in local market of Motihari) Note: It has been …

MONITOR LIZARD

MONITOR LIZARD

Varanus monitor The Monitor Lizard, Varanus monitor (From Motihari). It is characterized by a large trunk, long neck & tail. It has large pleurodont teeth & long protrusible and deeply deeply bifid tongue. Body is dark brown colored with dorsally black spots. They are active predators chiefly feeding on a variety of invertebrate & vertebrate …