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Gagata gagata (Hamilton, 1822)

Gangetic 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
Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal. Bangladesh and Myanmar.
Synonyms
Pimelodus gagata Hamilton, 1822
Gagata typus Bleeker, 1863
Type specimen
Gagata gagata (Hamilton, 1822) gagata, Pimelodus Hamilton [F.] 1822:197, 379, Pl. 39 (fig. 65) [An account of the fishes found in the river Ganges; Fresh water rivers and estuaries of Bengal. No types known. Synonym: Gagata gagata (Hamilton, 1822), Pimelodus gagata Hamilton, 1822, Gagata typus Bleeker, 1863.  More...
Biology
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
1 D I 6; A iii-iv 10-12; P I 9; Vi 5
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