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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

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Annaldale loach, Lepidocephalichthys annandalei Chaudhuri, 1912

Annaldale loach, Lepidocephalichthys annandalei

Annaldale loach, Lepidocephalichthys annandalei

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

Synonym: Lepidocephalus annandalei (Chaudhuri, 1912)

Common/local names English: Annaldale loach Bangladesh: Gutum (গুতুম) and Puiya (পুইয়া)

Distributions: Bangladesh (Rahman, 1989 and 2005) and India (Teesta river systems of North Bengal and Garo Hills …read more

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Loktak loach, Lepidocephalichthys irrorata Hora, 1921

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

Synonym: Lepidocephalus irrorata (Hora, 1921)

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

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

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

Morphology: Body elongate with arched dorsal profile and almost straight …read more

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Guntea loach: Lepidocephalichthys guntea

Guntea loach: Lepidocephalichthys guntea

Guntea loach: Lepidocephalichthys guntea

Synonyms: Cobitis guntea Hamilton, 1822 Lepidocephalus guntea Day, 1878 Lepidocephalus guntea Shaw and Shebbeare, 1937 Lepidocephalus guntea Qureshi, 1965 Lepidocephalus guntea Menon, 1974

Common name: Guntea loach Local name: Gutum, puiya

Taxonomy position: Phylum- Chordata Class-Oesteichthyes Order-Cypriniformes Family- Cobitidae …read more

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Guntea Loach: Lepidocephalus guntea (Hamilton, 1822)

 

Guntea loach: Lepidocephalus guntea

Guntea loach: Lepidocephalus guntea

Systematic position: Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Cobitidae (Loaches) Genus: Lepidocephalus Species: L. guntea

Synonyms: Canthophrys olivaceus Swainson, 1839; Canthophrys vittatus Swainson, 1839; Cobitis balgara Hamilton, 1822; Cobitis guntea Hamilton, 1822; Cobitis maya Sykes, 1839; Cobitis phoxocheila McClelland, 1839; Lepidocephalichthys balgara (Hamilton, 1822); Lepidocephalichthys guntea …read more