Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total):
2; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 68 - 72. Upper
jaw prominent; length of mandibular barbel not equal
to length of head at end of lateral operculum; 15-16
dorso-lateral white dot sensory pores which appear
like transverse bands across dorso-lateral region
arranged in almost equal intervals from tip of snout
to base of caudal fin; five distinct sensory pores
forming an oblique line present above operculum on
each side of head. Habitat: P.
berdmorei is found only in streams draining into
the Yu River, a tributary of the Chindwin, in Myanmar
and probably India. The Yu River has a drainage basin
of 6,335 km². Remarks:
P. berdmorei has been assessed as Least Concern
because, despite having a restricted range, there
are no known threats to the species (IUCN 2009).
Asia:Myanmar, India and possibly western Thailand.
Type locality: Tenasserim provinces,
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