Bayad

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Ba`yad´


n.1.(Zool.) A large, edible, siluroid fish of the Nile, of two species (Bagrina bayad and Bagrina docmac).
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spatula (Odhner, 1902) from Bagrus bajad (Forskal, 1775) and Bagrus docmak (Forskal, 1775), and Ph.
Remarks: Glossidiumpedatum was first reported by Looss (1899) from Bagrus bajad (Forskal, 1775) and Bagrus docmak (Forskal, 1775) from the lower reaches of the Nile River.
Species grouped as "declined" include Bagrus bajad, Clarias anguillaris, Ctenopoma pethereci, Distichodus spp.
Sedimentation, on the other hand, reduces food supply and spawning grounds for benthophagous species such as Clarias anguillaris, Synodontis ocellifer and Bagrus bajad resulting in their decline over time.