First report of the catfish Nilgiri Mystus Hemibagrus punctatus (Jerdon, 1849) (Bagridae) from Stanley Reservoir, Tamil Nadu, India

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Praveenraj jayasimhan
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5471-6931
Moulitharan Nallathambi
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0321-5205
M. P. Goutham-Bharathi
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4745-8329

Abstract

 The Nilgiri Mystus Hemibagrus punctatus (Jerdon, 1849), a Critically Endangered catfish endemic to the Western Ghats of India, is recorded for the first time from Stanley Reservoir in Tamil Nadu, India.  An account of the morphometrics of this species, along with notes on its habitat and threats, is provided.

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jayasimhan, P., Nallathambi, M. and Goutham-Bharathi, M.P. 2019. First report of the catfish Nilgiri Mystus Hemibagrus punctatus (Jerdon, 1849) (Bagridae) from Stanley Reservoir, Tamil Nadu, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 11, 1 (Jan. 2019), 13175–13179. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.4199.11.1.13175-13179.
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Praveenraj jayasimhan, Indian Council of Agricultural Research-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair, Andaman & Nicobar Islands 744101, India.

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Fisheries science division

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