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Scientific Name Creteuchiloglanis nuthemuensis  Sarkar, Tenali, Chandran & Singh, 2024
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Type Locality Duphlokho River at steep vally, Kameng River drainage, Brahmaputra basin, West Kameng district, Arunachal Pradesh, India, 27°08'85.4"N, 92°16'46.3"E.
Etymology Formed from the Latin prefix cret-, meaning to separate/distinguish, in combination with the generic name Euchiloglanis, alluding to features shared with, as well as distinguishing from, Euchiloglanis and Pareuchiloglanis. Gender masculine. 
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Identification Creteuchiloglanis is distributed in the upper Mekong River (Lancang-Jiang) basin west to the Brahmaputra River basin and is distinguished from Pareuchiloglanis by a unique combination of characteristics involving the form of the connection of the lower lip to the maxillary barbel, premaxillary tooth patches, and the morphology of the dilator, operculi, sternohyoideus, and adductor pelvicalis superficialis muscles.
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Indian waters, North Eastern India Waters, Padma, Jamuna, Brahmaputra, Kameng (Bharali/Jiabharali), Bichom, Tenga, Duphlokho (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.
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Reference Biology Bulletin Reviews v. 14, pp [2], Figs. 1-3.
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Last Update 2024 Jun 02 02:13 (species record created: 2024 Feb 22 07:59)