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Gogangra viridescens (Hamilton, 1822)

Huddah Nangra

Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Siluriformes  Family:  Sisoridae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase    
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Freshwater Native Least Concern (LC)
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Ganges, Yamuna (Delhi), Brahmaputra, West Bengal, Bihar, Assam Indus drainage in Pakistan and Bangladesh. Reported from Nepal and Bhutan
Yamuna at Delhi, West Bengal, Bihar, Assam and Ganges-Brahmaputra drainage. Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Indus drainage in Pakistan.
Pimelodus viridescens  Hamilton, 1822
Gagata viridescens  (Hamilton, 1822)
Gangra viridescens  (Hamilton, 1822)
Nangra viridescens  (Hamilton, 1822)
Nangra punctata  Day, 1877
Local Name
Huddah (Hindi)
Muji (Punjabi)
Type specimen
Gogangra viridescens (Hamilton, 1822) viridescens, Pimelodus Hamilton [F.] 1822:173, 377, Pl. 11 (fig. 56) [An account of the fishes found in the river Ganges; Rivers of northern Bengal. No types known. Synonym: Gogangra viridescens (Hamilton, 1822), Pimelodus viridescens Hamilton, 1822, Gagata viridescens (Hamilton, 1822), Gangra viridescens (Hamilton, 1822), Nangra viridescens (Hamilton, 1822), Nangra punctata Day, 1877.  More...
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
1 D I 6-8; A iii-iv 8; P I 8; V i 5
2 D I 6-8; A iii-iv 8; P I 8; V i 5