Category: Fishes | Resource

Burmese loach, Lepidocephalichthys berdmorei (Blyth, 1860)

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

Synonyms Acanthopsis berdmorei Blyth, 1860 Cobitis berdmorei (Blyth, 1860) Lepidocephalus berdmorei (Blyth, 1860) Lepidocephalus cataractus Fowler, 1939

Common/local names English: Burmese loach Bangladesh: Puiya (পুইয়া)

Distributions: Bangladesh (Rahman, 1989 and 2005), India (Manipur) and Myanmar (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

Conservation status: Data Deficient in Bangladesh (IUCN Bangladesh, …read more