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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2020, Vol. 8, Issue 1, Part A

Esomus bengalensis (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae), a new species of flying barb from West Bengal, India


Author(s): Somnath Bhakat and Arup Kumar Sinha

Abstract: A new species of flying barb, Esomus bengalensis is collected from Mayurakshi River at Tilpara barrage, Suri, West Bengal with distinguishable differences from its congeners in respect to caudal peduncle length, head length, number of Predorsal scale, absence of lateral line etc. PCA and heatmap are generated to establish its separate identity in Rasborine family.

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How to cite this article:
Somnath Bhakat, Arup Kumar Sinha. Esomus bengalensis (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae), a new species of flying barb from West Bengal, India. Int J Fish Aquat Stud 2020;8(1):44-49.
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