Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes(genus, species) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes
(Catfishes) > Sisoridae
(Sisorid catfishes) > Sisorinae
Etymology: Erethistoides: Greek, erethizo = that irritates + Greek, suffix oides = similar (Ref. 45335); senkhiensis: Named for its type locality, Senkh stream; an adjective.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; benthopelagic; depth range - m (Ref. ), usually - m (Ref. ). Tropical; 0°C -
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.3 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 79562)
This species was collected at low depth (15-35 cm) in moderately clear water as well as in turbid running water over pebbles, cobbles, concrete of variable colors and sand particles using a 3 m diameter cast net with 8 mm meshes (Ref. 79562).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Tamang, L., S. Chaudhry and D. Choudhury, 2008. Erethistoides senkhiensis, a new catfish (Teleostei: Erethistidae) from India. Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 19(2):185-191. (Ref. 79562)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5010 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), in cm total length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.2 ±0.5 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (24 of 100) .