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Sisor torosus Ng, 2003

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Classification
Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Siluriformes  Family:  Sisoridae     FishBase    
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Freshwater Native Data deficient (DD)
Distribution
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
middle parts of the Ganga in Bihar and Yamuna river at Delhi.
Ganges River basin in India. Asia
Synonyms
Sisor torosus Ng, 2003
Type specimen
Sisor torosus Ng, 2003 torosus, Sisor Ng [H. H.] 2003:2878, 2d, 4d, 7 [Journal of Natural History v. 37 (no. 23)] Ganges River at Patna, Bihar State, India. Holotype: CAS 96629. Paratypes: AMS B7821 (1), CAS 211744 (9), RMNH 8806 (1) Synonym: Sisor torosus Ng, 2003.  More...
Biology
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
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3 Dorsal spines (total): 1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 5-6; Anal soft rays: 6; Vertebrae: 33 - 35. Differs from other members of the genus in having a relatively deep body (body depth at anus 6.0-7.8% SL vs. 4.2-5.8), anterior edge of pectoral spine with 29- D I 5-6, A 6 Ng, H.H., 2003.