Lepidocephalus guntea [Status Unaccepted]   (Hamilton,  1822) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Actinopterygii


Synonym (s)
Canthophrys olivaceous Swainson, 1839
Canthophrys vittatus Swainson, 1839
Cobitis balgara Hamilton, 1822
Cobitis guntea Hamilton, 1822
Cobitis maya Sykes, 1841
Cobitis phoxochelia McClelland, 1839
Lepidocephalichthys balgara Gunther, 1868
Lepidocephalichthys dibruensis Sen, 1979
Lepidocephalichthys guntea var. balgara Day, 1878
Lepidocephalichthys nepalensis Shrestha, 1981
Lepidocephalus annandalei (Chaudhuri, 1976)
Lepidocephalus berdmorei (Blyth, 1976)
Lepidocephalus birmanicus Banarescu & Nalbant, 1968
Lepidocephalus guntea Hora & Gupta, 1941
Misgurnus lateralis Gunther, 1868
Schistura aculeata Bleeker, 1853
Schistura balgara McClelland, 1839

Common Name (s)
• Guntea (Bengali)
• Ngakijou
Economic Importance and Threats



• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA (Record: 1995)
• West Bengal, Bangaon, Ichhamati River INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Rama Rao, KV (1995) Pisces Wetland ecosystem series 1: Fauna of Chilika lake ZSI, Calcutta 483-506 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Menon, AGK (1999) Checklist: Fresh water fishes of India Occasional paper no. 175 ZSI, Kolkata 366 pp Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Menon, AGK (1992) Fauna of India. Pisces: Cobitoidea: Cobitidae ZSI 4 1-113 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • (2001) Fauna of Godavari estuary, Andhra Pradesh Estuarine ecosystem series 4 ZSI, Kolkata 1-166 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • Zoological Survey of India (Eds) (1991) Animal resources of India (Protozoa to Mammalia) ZSI 1-694 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Mishra, SS; Pradhan, P; Kar, S and Chakraborty, SK (2003) Records of the Zoological Survey of India: Ichthyofaunal diversity of Midnapore, Bankura and Hooghly districts, south west Bengal ZSI, Kolkata 65 pp Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Vazirani, TG (1980) Dytiscidae: Coleoptera from Himachal Pradesh with description of a new species Bulletin of the Zoological Survey of India 3(1-3) 27-30
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Kosygin, L; Devi, LS; Dhamendra, H (2010) Fish and Fisheries of Iril river, Manipur, with a note on conservation strategies for threatened species Journal of Environment and Sociobiology Social Environmental and Biological Association, Kolkata, India 7(2) 85-92 Available at - NIO,Goa
  • Das, SR and Nandi, NC (2004) Oxbow lake environment and management of Ichhamati river basin, West Bengal Journal of Environment and Sociobiology Social Environmental and Biological Association, Kolkata, India 1(1&2) 81-90 Available at - NIO, Goa

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