Glyptothorax mibangi Darshan, Dutta, Kachari, Gogoi & Das, 2015
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Family:  Sisoridae (Sisorid catfishes), subfamily: Glyptosterninae
Max. size:  8.35 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Tisa River, Brahmaputra basin in India.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 1-1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 6-6; Anal soft rays: 12-13; Vertebrae: 35-35. Glyptothorax mibangi is distinguished from all other species of Glyptothorax in the Ganga-Brahmaputra and Barak- Surma-Meghna basins by the following combination of characters: an obtuse, leaf-shaped thoracic adhesive apparatus with a spindle-shaped median depression, skin ridges present over entire apparatus, including the depressed region; ventral surface of pectoral spine and first pelvic-fin ray non-plaited; body depth 10.4-13.5% SL; caudal-peduncle depth 6.8-8.3% SL; snout length 52.9-58.6% HL; and the first branchial arch with 2+7 gill rakers (Ref. 102623). Description: Anal-fin rays ii,10-11; pelvic-fin rays i, 5 (Ref. 102623).
Biology:  Occurs in a fast flowing hill stream with a substrate consisted of boulders, cobble, pebbles and sand. The stream substrate is dominated by cobbles (Ref. 102623).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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