Glyptothorax alaknandi Tilak, 1969
Glyptothorax alaknandi
photo by Rana, A.S.

Family:  Sisoridae (Sisorid catfishes), subfamily: Glyptosterninae
Max. size:  9 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Alaknanda River in Uttar Pradesh, India.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 13 October 2009 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:  Found in Koshi river of Eastern Nepal, Kaligandaki river and Mahakali river of far Western of Nepal (Ref. 85009).

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