Glyptothorax senapatiensis Premananda, Kosygin & Saidullah, 2015
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Family:  Sisoridae (Sisorid catfishes), subfamily: Glyptosterninae
Max. size:  6.13 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Currently known only from the type locality, the Imphal River at Motbung, Senapati District, Manipur (Chindwin River basin), India (Ref. 103415).
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): -7; Anal soft rays: -13; Vertebrae: -36. Diagnosis: can be distinguished from its congeners by the following combination of characters: deep body (depth at dorsal-fin origin 21.0-26.8 % SL, at anus 17.1-18.2 % SL); deep caudal peduncle (8.4-9.3 % SL); narrow head (width 72-82 % HL); short dorsal-fin spine (14.6-15.8 % SL) shorter than depth of body immediately ventral; short pectoral-fin (20.6- 23.9 % SL); thoracic adhesive apparatus with U-shaped median depression opening caudally; dorsal-fin spine with 6-7 serrae posteriorly; pectoral-fin spine with 8-10 serrae posteriorly; nasal barbel extending to middle of orbit; skin densely tuberculate, cream mid-dorsal stripe, extending from behind dorsal-fin base to caudalfin base; and distinctly pale nuchal plate elements (Ref. 103415).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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