Erethistes nareshi (Mahapatra & Kar, 2015)
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Family:  Sisoridae (Sisorid catfishes), subfamily: Sisorinae
Max. size:  2.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Katakhal River in Assam, India.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 1-1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 5-6; Anal soft rays: 8-9. Erethistes nareshi is diagnosed by possessing the following unique combination of characters: rayed dorsal fin with a strong spine serrated along both the sides; pectoral fins equal to head with a strong flattened spine; pectoral spine serrated anteriorly, denticulated posteriorly; serration on outer edge directed towards tip and teeth on innder edge directed towards base; caudal fin deeply forked, uper lobe with an elongated filament (Ref. 101395). Description: anal fin ii,6-7; pelvic fin i,5 (Ref. 101395).
Biology:  Inhabits streams (Ref. 101395).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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