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Sucker throat catfish, Pseudecheneis sulcata (McClelland, 1842)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Siluriformes (Catfishes) Superfamily: Sisoroidea Family: Sisoridae (Bagariidae; Sisorid catfishes) Subfamily: Glyptosterninae Genus: Pseudecheneis Species: P. sulcata

Synonym: Glyptosternon sulcatus McClelland, 1842

Common names: Sucker throat catfish and Sulcatus catfish

Distributions: Bangladesh, India (Doon Valley, North Bengal and the Khasi Hills of Meghalaya) and Nepal (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

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

Morphology: Body elongate with …read more