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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2019, Vol. 7, Issue 6, Part A

Opsarius sajikensis, a new bariliine fish (Cyprinidae: Danioninae) from the Yu River basin of Manipur, Northeastern India


Author(s): Wanglar Alphonsa Moyon and L Arunkumar

Abstract: Opsarius sajikensis, a new species of bariliine cyprinid fish is described from the Kana river of Yu River basin, Manipur, India. It is distinguished from congeners in having the following combination of characters: eye diameter 6.9-8.5% SL, caudal peduncle length 14.8-17.8% SL, prepelvic length 49.9-51.7% SL, anal-fin length 22.5-23.9% SL, interorbital distance 36.1-39.0% HL, predorsal scales 23-24, lateral line scales 43-45, 11-15 dark blue vertical bars on the sides of body, vent to anal fin origin 23.9-27.9% distance between pelvic and anal fins,23.6-30.6% distance between pelvic and caudal-fins, presence of very short, rudimentary maxillary and rostral barbels. A key to the species of Opsarius and their distributional pattern in the two main river basins of Manipur are provided.

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Kana River at Sajik-Tampak near Molnaum village, Chandel district of Manipur for the type-locality and natural habitat of <em>Opsarius sajikensis </em>sp. nov.
Fig. 1: Kana River at Sajik-Tampak near Molnaum village, Chandel district of Manipur for the type-locality and natural habitat of Opsarius sajikensis sp. nov.
Map of Manipur, India showing the type locality of <em>Opsarius sajikensis</em> sp. nov. indicated by star (<strong><img width="18" height="18" src="file:///C:/Users/gupta/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image001.png" v:shapes="_x0000_s1026"></strong>) symbol
Fig. 2: Map of Manipur, India showing the type locality of Opsarius sajikensis sp. nov. indicated by star () symbol
Pie Chart showing the distribution pattern of <em>0psarius</em> species in the two major river basins in Manipur. BRB= Barak River Basin and CRD= Chindwin River Basin
Fig. 3: Pie Chart showing the distribution pattern of 0psarius species in the two major river basins in Manipur. BRB= Barak River Basin and CRD= Chindwin River Basin


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Wanglar Alphonsa Moyon and L Arunkumar. Opsarius sajikensis, a new bariliine fish (Cyprinidae: Danioninae) from the Yu River basin of Manipur, Northeastern India. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies. 2019; 7(6): 01-06.
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