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Gangetic erethistes, Erethistes pusillus Müller & Troschel, 1849

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

Synonyms Erethistes hara (Misspelled name, must not be used) Erethistes pussilus Müller & Troschel, 1849

Common/local names English: Gangetic erethistes Bangladesh: Katakunti (কাটাকুন্তি) India: Tinkantia (Bihar) (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

Distributions: Bangladesh, India (Ganga and Brahmaputra drainages) and Myanmar (Tenasserim) (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

Conservation status: Not threatened …read more