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Painted catfish, Pseudolaguvia shawi (Hora, 1921)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Siluriformes (Catfishes) Superfamily: Sisoroidea Family: Erethistidae (Erethistid catfishes) Genus: Pseudolaguvia Species: P. shawi

Synonyms Glyptothorax shawi (Hora, 1921) Laguvia shawi Hora, 1921

English name: Painted catfish

Distributions: Bangladesh (Rahman, 1989 and 2005); India (Tista drainage and Darjeeling Himalaya) (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

Conservation status: Data Deficient in Bangladesh (IUCN Bangladesh, 2000).

Morphology: Body more or less elongate with small eyes and …read more