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River loach, Schistura sikmaiensis (Hora, 1921)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Balitoridae (River loaches) Subfamily: Nemacheilinae Genus: Schistura Species: S. sikmaiensis

Synonyms Nemacheilus sikmaiensis Hora, 1921 Noemacheilus sikmaiensis (Hora, 1921)

Common/local name English: River loach

Distributions: Bangladesh, India and Myanmar (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

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

Morphology: Body elongate and dorsal profile slightly arched than ventral profile. A small semi-circular mouth with …read more

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Dari, Nemacheilus scaturigina (McClelland, 1839)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Balitoridae (River loaches) Subfamily: Nemacheilinae Genus: Nemacheilus Species: N. scaturigina

Synonyms Cobitis scaturigina (McClelland, 1839) Nemacheilus mugah Day, 1869 Nemacheilus shebbearei Hora, 1935 Noemacheilus scaturigina (McClelland, 1839) Noemacheilus zonatus (non McClelland, 1839) Schistura scaturigina McClelland, 1839

Common/local names English: River loach Bangladesh: Dari (দারি)

Distributions: Bangladesh (Rahman, 1989 and 2005); eastern sub Himalaya (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

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Korica, Schistura corica (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Balitoridae (River loaches) Subfamily: Nemacheilinae Genus: Schistura Species: S. corica

Synonyms Acoura cinerea (Swainson, 1839) Cobites cinerea Swainson, 1839 Cobitis corica Hamilton, 1822 Nemacheilus corica (Hamilton, 1822) Noemacheilus corica (Hamilton, 1822) Schistura punctata McClelland, 1839

Common/local names English: River loach Bangladesh: Koirka (কইরকা), Korica (করিকা) and Khorica (খরিকা)

Distributions: Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan (Talwar and Jhingran, …read more