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  • Gagata melanopterus
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Scientific Name Gagata melanopterus  Roberts & Ferraris, 1998
Common Name
Type Locality Yangon Division, Hlaing River, 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 or 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.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences v. 50 (no. 14), pp 330, Fig. 10.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 08 07:54 (species record created: 2005 Aug 20 00:00)