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Telchitta, Glyptothorax telchitta (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Siluriformes (Catfishes) Family: Sisoridae (Sisorid catfishes) Subfamily: Glyptosterninae Genus: Glyptothorax Species: G. telchitta

Synonyms Glyptothorax telchitta telchitta (Hamilton, 1822) Pimelodus telchitta Hamilton, 1822

Local/common name: Bangladesh: Teli (তেলি) and Telchitta (তেলচিটা)

Distributions: Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991). Found in rivers of northern and northeastern parts of Bangladesh (Siddique, 2007).

Conservation status: Data deficient in Bangladesh (IUCN Bangladesh, …read more