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Pseudolaguvia flavida  Ng, 2009

Image contributors to this species:

Hayath (1) Beta Mahatvaraj (1)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Species   

Other Sources:

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Relevant Information:

Members of the genus Pseudolaguvia are small erethistid catfishes inhabiting hill streams and large rivers in the area bordered by the Ganges River drainage (northern India) to the west and the Sittang River drainage (east-central Myanmar) to the east. Pseudolaguvia flavida is distinguished from congeners in having a combination of a serrated front edge of the dorsal spine, body depth at anus 11.0% standard length, length of adipose-fin base 11.0% standard length, dorsal to adipose distance 16.3% standard length, caudal peduncle depth 6.5% standard length, and snout length 43% head length. Remarks: Ferraris (2007) stated that the Erethistidae be moved back into the Sisoridae family.

Common Name:

None

Synonyms:

None

Family:

Erethistidae

Distribution:

Asia: Hooghly River, a distributary of the Ganges River, India.

Size:

-

Temp:

22-24°C (71-75°F)

p.H.

6.0-7.5.

Reference:

Ng, H.H. 2009 Two new species of Pseudolaguvia, sisorid catfishes (Teleostei: Siluriformes) from northeastern India. Icthyol. Explor. Freshwaters 20(3):277-288.

 

 

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