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Gagata cenia (Hamilton, 1822)

Indian Gagata

Classification
Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Siluriformes  Family:  Sisoridae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase    
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Freshwater, Brackish water Native Least Concern (LC)
Distribution
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Ganga, Brahmaputra river system, Punjab, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Bihar. Myanmar and the Salween River in Thailand.
Synonyms
Pimelodus cenia Hamilton, 1822
Local Name
Keyakatta (Assamese)
Jungla (Bengali)
Tinkatia (Hindi)
Nga-rang (Manipuri)
Musri (Odia)
Type specimen
Gagata cenia (Hamilton, 1822) cenia, Pimelodus Hamilton [F.] 1822:174, Pl. 31 (fig. 57) [An account of the fishes found in the river Ganges; Northern Bengal rivers. No types known. Synonym: Gagata cenia (Hamilton, 1822), Pimelodus cenia Hamilton, 1822.  More...
Biology
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
1 D I 6; A ii-iii 10-14; P I 7-9; V i 5
2
3
Museum specimen (1)