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  • Gagata melanopterus
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Scientific Name Gagata melanopterus  Roberts & Ferraris, 1998
Common Name(s)
Type Locality Yangon Division, Hlaing R., 16°53'41''N, 96°05'28''E, Myanmar.
Pronunciation Gah gah tah
Etymology The generic name comes from the local name of the fish (keyakatta). 
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Size 158mm (6.2") SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Asia: Irrawaddy, Sittang and lower Salween basins in Myanmar.
Myanmar Waters, Irrawaddy (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Myanmar Waters, Sittang (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Salween, Lower Salween (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 Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. v. 50 (no. 14) 330 Fig. 10
Registered Keepers None.
Breeding Reports None.
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Last Update 2005 Aug 20 00:00 (species record created: 2005 Aug 20 00:00)


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