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Scientific Name Pseudecheneis serracula  Ng & Edds, 2005
Common Name
Type Locality Mugu/Bajura, Jhugala Karnali River, purchased as Jhugala, 29°31'18.0''N, 81°46'48.0''E, Nepal.
Pronunciation Sew de che niss
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Size 153mm or 6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Fishes of the genus Pseudecheneis can be differentiated from other Glyptosternine fish in having a thoracic adhesive apparatus consisting of a series of transverse ridges (laminae) separated by grooves (sulcae) (de Pinna, 1996; Roberts, 1998).
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Distribution Asia: Karnali and Gandaki drainages in Nepal.

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Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Zootaxa No. 1047, pp 6, Figs. 3, 5.
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Last Update 2017 Mar 29 23:06 (species record created: 2014 Sep 03 15:51)