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Sylhet Hara, Erethistes jerdoni (Day, 1870)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Siluriformes (Catfishes) Family: Erethistidae (Erethistid catfishes) Genus: Hara Species: H. jerdoni

Synonym: Hara jerdoni Day, 1870

Common/local names English name: Sylhet Hara Bangladesh: Kutakanti (কাটাকুন্তি)

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

Conservation status: Not threatened in Bangladesh (IUCN Bangladesh, 2003).

Morphology: Body elongated ventral side flattened. Head depressed. Mouth small. Body inferior or sub-terminal. (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991). …read more