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Glyptothorax pectinopterus (McClelland, 1842)

River cat

Classification
Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Siluriformes  Family:  Sisoridae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase    
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Freshwater Native Least Concern (LC)
Distribution
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Noa Dehing River, Brahmaputra River basin in Arunachal Pradesh, India. Pakistan and Nepal. Also reported from Myanmar, Kangra valley
Kangra valley, Shimla and Punjab. Pakistan, Nepal and Myanmar.
Synonyms
Glyptosternon pectinopterus  McClelland, 1842
Glyptosternon pectinopterus  McClelland, 1842
Glyptosternum pectinopterum  McClelland, 1842
Glyptothorax pectinipterus  (McClelland, 1842)
Local Name
Nung grare, Kuggar (Punjabi)
Type specimen
Glyptothorax pectinopterus (McClelland, 1842) pectinopterus, Glyptosternon McClelland [J.] 1842:587 [Calcutta Journal of Natural History v. 2 (no. 8); Simla Mts., India. Possible syntypes: AMS B.7562 (1). Synonym: Glyptothorax pectinopterus (McClelland, 1842), Glyptosternon pectinopterus McClelland, 1842, Glyptosternum pectinopterum McClelland, 1842, Glyptothorax pectinipterus (McClelland, 1842).  More...
Biology
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