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  • Gagata melanopterus
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Scientific NameGagata melanopterus  Roberts & Ferraris, 1998
Common Name
Type LocalityYangon Division, Hlaing R., 16°53'41''N, 96°05'28''E, Myanmar.
PronunciationGah gah tah
EtymologyThe 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 StatusLeast Concern
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ReferencesProc. Calif. Acad. Sci. v. 50 (no. 14) 330 Fig. 10
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2005 Aug 20 00:00 (species record created: 2005 Aug 20 00:00)