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Bagarius yarrelli (Sykes, 1839)

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Classification
Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Siluriformes  Family:  Sisoridae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase    
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Freshwater Native Near Threatened (NT)
Distribution
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Indus and Ganges drainages, most of southern India east of the western Ghats Mekong basin, Xe Bangfai basin (Laos) to Indonesia.
Indus, Ganges drainages, southern India and east of the western Ghats. Mekong basin, Xe Bangfai basin (Laos) and Indonesia.
Synonyms
Bagrus yarrelli Sykes, 1839
Bagarius yarrellii (Sykes, 1839)
Pimelodus carnaticus Jerdon, 1849
Bagarius lica Volz, 1903
Bagarius nieuwenhuisii Popta, 1904
Type specimen
Bagarius yarrelli (Sykes, 1839) yarrelli, Bagrus Sykes [W. H.] 1839:163 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1838 (pt 6) (for 27 Nov. 1838); Mota Mola at Poona, Deccan, India. No types known. Synonym: Bagarius yarrelli- (Sykes, 1839), Bagrus yarrelli- Sykes, 1839, Bagarius yarrellii- (Sykes, 1839), Pimelodus carnaticus- Jerdon, 1849, Bagarius lica- Volz, 1903, Bagarius nieuwenhuisii- Popta, 1904.  More...
Biology
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
1 Vertebrae: 40 - 45. Pelvic-fin origin usually behind the base of the last dorsal ray; adipose-fin origin in front or above the anal-fin origin. Elongate neural spines 2-5, slender; abdominal vertebrae 21-24. Eye circular, diameter 10-13 times in HL; head
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3 Bagarius yarrelli (Sykes, 1839) yarrelli, Bagrus Sykes [W. H.] 1839:163 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1838 (pt 6) (for 27 Nov. 1838);