Category: Fishes | Resource

Goalpara loach, Neoeucirrhichthys maydelli Banarescu & Nalbant, 1968

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

Synonyms: No synonyms.

Common name: Goalpara loach

Distributions: Bangladesh (Rahman, 1989 and 2005) and India (Brahmaputra drainage and Assam) (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

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

Morphology: Body elongate, cylindrical and somewhat compressed with rather small head. Eyes are large and …read more