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Scientific Name Myersglanis jayarami  Vishwanath & Kosygin, 1999
Common Name
Type Locality Laniye River at Jessami, Manipur, India, 25°38'N, 94°32'E.
Pronunciation my errs glah niss
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Identification Myersglanis are small sized and greatly flattened sisorid fishes in which the dorsal profile rises steadily up to the base of the dorsal fin thereafter nearly straight.Head and anterior part greatly depressed and the tail compressed from side to side. Rayed dorsal fin inserted above half of pectoral fin,nearer to tip of snout than to the caudal base.No spine.Adipose fin long,low and confluent with the caudal.
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Distribution Manipur, India.
Indian waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Status Vulnerable
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Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society v. 96 (pt 2), pp 291, Pl. 1 (figs. 1-2).
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 03:47 (species record created: 2010 Dec 11 07:57)