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Scientific Name Erethistoides infuscatus  Ng, HH, 2006
Common Name Bi-color Catfish
Type Locality East Khasi Hills, Umsing River, Meghalaya, India.
Pronunciation err ee this toy dees
Etymology Greek, erethizo = that irritates + Greek, suffix oides = similar 
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Distribution Asia: Brahmaputra and Meghna River drainages in India and Bangladesh.
Indian waters, North Eastern India Waters, Padma, Jamuna, Brahmaputra (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Indian waters, North Eastern India Waters, Padma, Ganges, Meghna (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Indian waters, Bengal Waters, West Bengal Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Status Data Deficient
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 17 (no. 3), pp 282, Figs. 1, 2b, 3a
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Last Update 2014 May 20 21:01 (species record created: 2006 Dec 24 10:51)