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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Olyra burmanica Day, 1872|
|Common Name||Longtail Catfish|
|Type Locality||Pegue [Pegu] Yoma [Yomas], Myanmar.|
|Pronunciation||oh LIE rah - bur - man - ee - ka|
|Etymology||Olyra: From the Greek olyra, meaning a kind of grain (probably rye); probably in allusion to the shape of the fish.|
|Size||110mm or 4.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||The bagrid catfish genus Olyra is known from the Ganges-Brahmaputra river system in the northern part of the Indian subcontinent. It is also known from localities southwards to the Manimalai River in southwestern India and eastwards to the Mae Klong River drainage in western Thailand. The genus is a supported monophyletic group diagnosed by the following combination of external characters: anguilliform body; unossified first and second dorsal-fin elements; and greatly enlarged upper caudal-fin lobe.|
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|IUCN Red List Status||Data Deficient|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1871 (pt 3) (art. 1) (for 5 Dec. 1871), pp 711 .|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 26 07:03 (species record created: 2011 Dec 05 11:36)|