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|Scientific Name||Schistura semiarmata (Day, 1867)|
|Type Locality||Bowany and Seegoor rivers; Billicul Lake, India.|
|Pronunciation||shiss TOO rah|
|Etymology||Schistura: Greek, schizein = to divide + Greek, oura = tail; an allusion to forked caudal fins.|
|Identification||The genus Schistura is the largest genus within the family Nemacheilidae, containing at present about 190 nominal species. They are typically found amongst stones in moderate to fast flowing streams and rivers in foothill to mountainous habitats. The distribution area of the genus stretches from the Near East through the Indian subcontinent until Vietnam and southern China.|
Indian waters, Western Ghats Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Indian waters, Karnataka State Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Indian waters, Kerala State Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Indian waters, Tamil Nadu Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1867 (pt 2) (art. 5), pp 286 .|
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|Last Update||2019 Aug 08 07:06 (species record created: 2011 Nov 07 06:18)|