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E-ISSN: 2347-5129, P-ISSN: 2394-0506

International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2019, Vol. 7, Issue 5, Part G

First report of Paracanthocobitis botia (Hamilton 1822) from Bihar with a note on variation


Author(s): Bungdon Shangningam, Shibananda Rath, Basudhara Roy Chowdhury and Kosygin Laishram

Abstract: Paracanthocobitis botia Hamilton, 1822 is reported for the first time from Balmiki Tiger Reserve, Bihar India. The species is distinguished from other members of the genus Paracanthocobitis in having a complete lateral line, axillary pelvic lobe absent and body colouration comprised of small dorsal saddles and 8–10 dark blotches. Distribution and morphological variations of the species are discussed.

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Bungdon Shangningam, Shibananda Rath, Basudhara Roy Chowdhury, Kosygin Laishram. First report of Paracanthocobitis botia (Hamilton 1822) from Bihar with a note on variation. Int J Fish Aquat Stud 2019;7(5):533-535.
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