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Scientific Name Horaglanis populi  Raghavan, Sundar, Arjun, Britz & Dahanukar, 2023
Common Name
Type Locality Dug-out well at Malapally, Kerala state, southern India, elevation 21 meters.
Pronunciation ho raa glan is
Etymology Horaglanis: Named after SL Hora, the Indian ichthyologist; the suffix -glanis is Greek for catfish and is often used in generic names of catfishes. 
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Identification Members of the genus Horaglanis are blind catfishes that inhabit wells and sub-terrenanean channels in the state of Kerala in India.
Sexing In ventral view especially, females are much broader in the body than males of equal age and rearing practices.
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Indian waters, Kerala State Waters, Kerala subterranian wells (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
Down Further Information
Reference Vertebrate Zoology v. 73, pp 66, Figs. 5-6.
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Last Update 2023 May 13 03:13 (species record created: 2023 Jan 26 11:10)