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Nangra assamensis Sen & Biswas, 1994

Koshi Nangra

Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Siluriformes  Family:  Sisoridae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase    
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Freshwater Native Least Concern (LC)
Waterbody Coastal zone Area surveyed
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Brahmaputra river near Jorhat, Assam. Asia: Ganges and Brahmaputra Rivers in India.
Ganges and Brahmaputra river near Jorhat, Assam. Nepal.
Nangra carcharhinoides  Roberts & Ferraris, 1998
Type specimen
Nangra assamensis Sen & Biswas, 1994 assamensis, Nangra Sen [N.] & Biswas [B. K.] 1994:441, Fig 1; Pl. 1 [Records of the Zoological Survey of India v. 94 (nos 2-4) Type locality: Brahmaputra River at Neematighat, 14 kilometers from Jorhat, Assam, India. Holotype: ZSI V/F/ERS/53. Paratypes: [ZSI] V/F/ERS/54 (4), V/F/ERS/55 (30). Synonym: Nangra assamensis Sen & Biswas, 1994, Nangra carcharhinoides Roberts & Ferraris, 1998.  More...
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
1 Snout strongly projecting. Nasal barbel reaching only to posterior margin of orbit; maxillary barbel reaching to end of pelvic fin or to anal-fin origin; maxillary barbel membrane with narrow attachment to cheek and broad attachment to corner of mouth; me D I 6; A 4-5,7-9 Ferraris, C.J. Jr., 2007