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  • Gagata dolichonema
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Scientific NameGagata dolichonema  He, 1996
Common Name(s)
Type LocalityDaojieba, Baoshan County, 24°41'N, 99°10'E, Yunnan Province, China
Synonym(s)Gagata gasawyuh, Gagata gasawyuti
PronunciationGah gah tah
EtymologyThe generic name comes from the local name of the fish (keyakatta). 
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Size 130mm or 5.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
IdentificationDorsal 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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DistributionIrrawaddy, 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 StatusLeast Concern
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BreedingUnreported.
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ReferencesActa Zootaxonomica Sinica v. 21 (no. 3) 380 Fig. 1
Registered Keepers(1) amiidae, (2) jessey.

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Last Update2011 Oct 05 12:13 (species record created: 2005 Aug 20 00:00)