Kryptoglanis shajii, an enigmatic subterranean-spring catfish (Siluriformes, Incertae sedis) from Kerala, India

@article{Vincent2011KryptoglanisSA,
  title={Kryptoglanis shajii, an enigmatic subterranean-spring catfish (Siluriformes, Incertae sedis) from Kerala, India},
  author={M. Vincent and J. Thomas},
  journal={Ichthyological Research},
  year={2011},
  volume={58},
  pages={161-165}
}
  • M. Vincent, J. Thomas
  • Published 2011
  • Biology
  • Ichthyological Research
  • This is the report of a new species of catfish, Kryptoglanis shajii nov. gen. and nov. sp., distinguished from all other genera of siluriform fishes by the combination of the following morphological characters: viz. the absence of dorsal fin; the presence of four pairs of barbels; an upwardly directed mouth, with a distinctly projecting lower jaw; subcutaneous eyes; anal fin completely confluent with the caudal fin; anal and caudal fins together carry 70–74 fin rays; and no spines in any of the… CONTINUE READING
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