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Annaldale loach, Lepidocephalichthys annandalei Chaudhuri, 1912

Annaldale loach, Lepidocephalichthys annandalei

Annaldale loach, Lepidocephalichthys annandalei

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Superfamily: Cobitoidea Family: Cobitidae (Loaches) Subfamily: Cobitinae Genus: Lepidocephalichthys Species: L. annandalei

Synonym: Lepidocephalus annandalei (Chaudhuri, 1912)

Common/local names English: Annaldale loach Bangladesh: Gutum (গুতুম) and Puiya (পুইয়া)

Distributions: Bangladesh (Rahman, 1989 and 2005) and India (Teesta river systems of North Bengal and Garo Hills …read more