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  • Gagata dolichonema
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Scientific Name Gagata dolichonema  He, 1996
Common Name(s)
Type Locality Daojieba, Baoshan County, 24°41'N, 99°10'E, Yunnan Province, China
Synonym(s) Gagata gasawyuh, Gagata gasawyuti
Pronunciation Gah gah tah
Etymology The generic name comes from the local name of the fish (keyakatta). 
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Size 130mm (5.1") SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Dorsal part of thoracic region with 4 black stripes. Median longitudinal groove extending to end of occipital process. Maxillary barbel longer than head. Dorsal-fin spine produced into long filament. Pectoral-fin spine with without filamentous projection. Anal fin with 3 simple rays, 11 branched rays. Eye diameter shorter than snout length. Isthmus with no finger-like projections. Gill opening extending to belly and brachial membrane connected to isthmus.
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Distribution Irrawaddy, Salween, and Tenesserim Riverbasins and Chindwin basin: China, India and Myanmar.
Myanmar Waters, Tenasserim (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Myanmar Waters, Irrawaddy (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Salween (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Manipur (click on these areas to find other species found there)
China Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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IUCN Red List Status Least Concern
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Breeding Unreported.
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References Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica v. 21 (no. 3) 380 Fig. 1
Registered Keepers (1) amiidae, (2) jessey.

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Breeding Reports None.
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Last Update 2011 Oct 05 12:13 (species record created: 2005 Aug 20 00:00)


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