Gagata youssoufi Ataur Rahman, 1976
Gagata youssoufi
photo by Islam, Md. R.

 Family:  Sisoridae (Sisorid catfishes), subfamily: Sisorinae
 Max. size:  8.9 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic
 Distribution:  Asia: Bangladesh and India.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 1-1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 6-6; Vertebrae: 37-38. Body with 5 saddles. Snout broadly rounded in lateral profile, without notch. Upper jaw toothless; limited to small symphyseal patch on lower jaw. Gill rakers few in number and nearly indiscernible, except in skeleton preparations. Fourth gill arch with single row of teeth on lower limb. Anal fin with 4-5 simple rays, 11-13 branched rays (Ref. 40780).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 21.01.03
 Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.05.17

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