Category: Fishes | Resource

Gangetic gagata, Gagata gagata (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Siluriformes (Catfishes) Superfamily: Sisoroidea Family: Sisoridae (Bagariidae; Sisorid catfishes) Subfamily: Sisorinae Genus: Gagata Species: G. gagata

Synonyms Gagata cenia (misspelled name, must not be used) Gagata typus Bleeker, 1863 Pimelodus gagata Hamilton, 1822

Common/local names English: Gangetic gagata Bangladesh: Gang tengra (গাং টেংরা) and Hudda (হুদ্দা)

Distributions: Bangladesh (Padma river system); India (Ganga and Brahmaputra river systems) and Myanmar (Irrawaddy river …read more