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Glyptothorax davissinghi Manimekalan and Das, 1998

Image contributors to this species:

Beta Mahatvaraj (8)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus

Other Sources:

Fishbase  Google Search  All Catfish Species Inventory

 

Relevant Information:

Description: Dorsal fin with I,6; P. 1,9-10 V. i,5; A. ii,5; C. 6/16-18.Differs from G.annandalei and G.madraspatanum in having the dorsal fin inserted posteriorly, plaited paired fins, adhesive apparatus with a central pit and occipital process not reaching the basal bone of dorsal fin. Besides, the species is without any colour bands. Colour: Body with dark grey without bands. Ventral side of body golden in colour in living condition and white on preservation up to pelvic fins. All fins with white edges. Adhesive apparatus reddish.

Common Name:

None

Synonyms:

None

Family:

Sisoridaecipitidae

Distribution:

Asia: Kerala, India. Type locality: Karim Puzha, Maancheri, Nilambur Reserve Forest, Kerala, India.

Size:

12cm. SL (4¾ins)

Temp:

18-24°c (63-75°f.)

p.H.

6.0-7.0.

Reference:

Ferraris, C.J. Jr., 2007. Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types. Zootaxa 1418:1-628.
Jayaram. K.C. 2006, Catfishes of India. Narendera Publishing House. 383p.

 

 

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