Gongota loach: Canthophrys gongota
Synonyms: Cobitis gongota Hamilton, 1822 Somileptes gongota Day, 1878 Somileptes gongota Shaw and Shebbeare, 1937
Common name: Gongota loach Local name: Poia, pahari-gutum, puiya
Taxonomy position: Phylum- Chordata Class-Oesteichthyes Order-Cypriniformes Family- Cobitidae Genus- Canthophrys Species- Canthophrys gongota
A survey has been carried out in order to explore the existing fish fauna of the river Padma near Rajshahi. One species of Chondrichthyes and 72 species of Osteichthyes of fishes were recorded. Details are given in Fish and Other Fisheries Items of the river Padma Near Rajshahi of Bangladesh.
The photograph, taxonomic position, Scientific name, Local name, Availability, reproduction and breeding season of the recorded species are presented …read more