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Sittang barb, Osteochilus neilli (Day, 1870)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Cyprinidae (Minnows and carps) Genus: Osteochilus Species: O. neilli

English name: Sittang barb

Distribution: Bangladesh (Rahman, 1989). Also in Myanmar (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991). This species was described from Myenmar by Day (1870).

Conservation status: Data deficient in Bangladesh (IUCN Bangladesh, 2000). Only a single specimen was collected from Sylhet fish market in 1970 (Rahman, 1989).

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