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Three species of fishes, viz., Bagarius yarrelli, Parambassis lala, listed Near Threatened and Hemibagrus menoda, Least Concern by IUCN, respectively belonging to the families Sisoridae, Ambassidae and Bagridae have been newly recorded from the upper reaches of the Brahmaputra and Surma-Megna river basins of Meghalaya.Â Diagnostic characters and brief notes on the habitat ecology of the fishes are given in this paper.Â
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