Eco and Environ.0rbit New Catfish Species Found

Eco and Environ.0rbit


New Catfish Species Found


Scientists from Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) have discovered a new species of catfish, Glyptothorax Senapatiensis, in the Chindwin river drainage in Senapati district of Manipur. The people of the region have been having the six-cm long fresh water fish as food for long, calling Ngapong.

The fish has a thoracic adhesive apparatus that help cling on to the rock riverbed in mountains against strong currents. All Glyptothorax-genus fish have this characteristic.

Article By :- Pratham Sharma.
Eco and Environ.0rbit New Catfish Species Found Eco and Environ.0rbit  New Catfish Species Found Reviewed by PRATHAM SHARMA on June 27, 2018 Rating: 5

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