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Sisor chennuah Ng & Lahkar, 2003

Image contributors to this species:

Saumya Chakrabarti (From the collection of Andrew Rao)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus Etymology = Species

Other Sources:

Fishbase  Google Search  All Catfish Species Inventory

 

Relevant Information:

Dorsal spines (total): 1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 6; Anal soft rays: 6; Vertebrae: 32 - 34. Differs from Sisor rabdophorus and Sisor rheophilus in possessing a deeper body (body depth at anus 5.6-5.8% SL vs. 4.2-5.4). Can be differentiated further from Sisor rheophilus in having a wider head (15.7-15.9% SL vs. 14.5-14.8), shorter snout (54.0-55.9% HL vs. 56.2-60.3), smaller eye (9.9-11.4% HL vs. 13.2-16.3), fewer serrations on posterior edge of pectoral spine (10 vs. 7-22) and wider nuchal plate (width 1.1-1.2 times length vs. width equal to length), and from Sisor torosus in having a more slender body (body depth at anus 5.6-5.8% SL vs. 6.0-7.8)

Common Name:

None

Synonyms:

None

Family:

Sisoridaecipitidae

Distribution:

Asia: Brahmaputra River drainage, India and Bangladesh. Type locality: India, Assam State, Brahmaputra River drainage, Dibrugarh.

Size:

10cm. (4ins) SL.

Temp:

18-25°c (64-77°f.)

p.H.

6.5-7.8.

Reference:

Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. 2009. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. www.fishbase.org, version (01/2011).
Ng, H.H.,
2003. A revision of the south Asian sisorid catfish genus Sisor (Teleostei: Siluriformes). J. Nat. Hist. 37:2871-2883.

 

 

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