Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes
(Catfish) > Sisoridae
(Sisorid catfishes) > Sisorinae
Etymology: ornata: From the bold spots on the caudal peduncle and the dorsal-fin base.. More on author: Roberts.
Environment / Climate / Range
Freshwater; benthopelagic. Tropical, preferred ?
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.7 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 40780)
Morphology | Morphometrics
Vertebrae: 35 - 36. Semicircular spot on the middle of caudal-fin base, about equal to eye diameter; dark spot extending across bases of second through fifth branched dorsal-fin rays. Anal fin with 4-5 simple rays, 8-9 branched rays, total 12-14 rays. Eye relatively large, its diameter about equal to snout length. Nasal barbel extends just past posterior margin of orbit; maxillary barbel with broad membrane, barbel reaches anal-fin origin (Ref. 40780).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Roberts, T.R. and C.J. Ferraris Jr., 1998. Review of South Asian sisorid catfish genera Gagata and Nangra, with descriptions of a new genus and five new species. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 50(14):315-345. (Ref. 40780)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 109396)
CITES (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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