|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Gagata itchkeea (Sykes, 1839)|
|Type Locality||Deccan, India.|
|Synonym(s)||Nangra itchkeea, Nangra itchteea, Phractocephalus itchkeea|
|Pronunciation||Gah gah tah|
|Etymology||The generic name comes from the local name of the fish (keyakatta). The specific epithet comes from the local name of the fish, 'itchkaa'. Most of Sykes species are named after regional/local species names.|
|Size||65mm or 2.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||Asia: India and probably Pakistan.
Indian waters, Karnataka State Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Indian waters, Andhra Pradesh State Waters, Krishna, Tungabhadra, Bhadra (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Status||Vulnerable|
|Breeding||Unreported in the aquarium.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1838 (pt 6) (for 27 Nov. 1838), pp 164.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 13 02:17 (species record created: 2005 Aug 20 00:00)|