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Scientific Name Pseudolaguvia assula  Ng & Conway, 2013
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Type Locality Chitwan Valley, Reu River, near confluence with Rapti River, Nepal.
Pronunciation sue doh lah GOO vee ah
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Identification Members of the genus Pseudolaguvia are small erethistid catfishes inhabiting hill streams and large rivers in the area bordered by the Ganges River drainage (northern India) to the west and the Sittang River drainage (east-central Myanmar) to the east. They can be distinguished from other sisorids by their small size,a combination of a thoracic adhesive apparatus with a median depression and prominent postcoracoid processes.
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Distribution Known from the Rapti River drainage in central Nepal.
Indian waters, North Eastern India Waters, Padma, Ganges (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Feeding Known to take only live food like blood worms, frozen brine shrimp etc. Spot feeding will help in case tank mates are voracious feeders.
Compatibility A peaceful species suitable for a hillstream biotope. Extreme care should be taken while choosing their tankmates as these fish are extremely poor at competing for food.
Suggested Tankmates Cyprinids like Barilius and Danio and Balitorine loaches like Homaloptera species.
Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 24 (no. 2), pp 180, Figs. 1-2.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 27 03:55 (species record created: 2013 Nov 27 23:29)