A Glyptothorax species with the following
combination of characters: body plain with no longitudinal
lines, head rounded, depressed, its depth at occiput
60.2-61% HL; occipital process separated from the
dorsal pterigiophore by a considerable distance, its
length 2 times its width; thoracic adhesive apparatus
well developed, with a depression in the centre which
is open caudally, the apparatus width 78.9 85.0% its
length; dorsal spine serrated posteriorly on the distal
part with 6 antrose serrae; adipose dorsal fin well
developed and there are no series of ridges or bumps
in front of it; skin granulated; total vertebrae count
35-36; caudal peduncle height 48.3-56.0% its length.
The skin is granulated (hence specific name) evenly
all over body but the head is plain. Colouration:
Body brown. Dorsal, adipose and caudal fin bases black.
A submarginal dusky stripe on proximal half of the
distal half of dorsal and anal fins. Adipose fin edge
white. Pectoral, ventral and caudal fins dusky.
basin in Manipur, India.
Vishwanath, W. and
2007. Fishes of the genus Glyptothorax Blyth (Teleostei:
Sisoridae) from Manipur, India with description of
three new species. Zoos' Print Journal 22(3):2617-2626. Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors.
2011. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication.