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  • Title
    Badis singenensis, a new fish species (Teleostei: Badidae) from Singen River, Arunachal Pradesh, northeastern India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    A new species of Badis from Singen River, Brahmaputra basin in Arunachal Pradesh, India, has the following combination of characters: a conspicuous round black blotch postero-dorsally on opercle at the base of opercle spine covering many scales; three distinct black blotches at dorsal fin base: the first, behind the third spine; the second, behind the sixth dorsal spine and the third, behind the fifth and sixth soft dorsal rays. The species differs from its nearest congeners, B. assamensis and B. blosyrus by the presence of a black blotch at the base behind the fifth soft anal fin ray.
    Attribution
    Geetakumari K., Kadu K. (2011). Journal of Threatened Taxa 9(3) pp. 2085-2089; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o2531.2085-9
  • Title
    Badis dibruensis, a new species (Teleostei: Badidae) from northeastern India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    A new species of the genus Badis Hamilton is described from Dibru River, Dibrugarh, Brahmaputra basin in Assam, India. The species has the following combination of characters: a conspicuous black blotch covering the superficial part of the cleithrum above pectoral fin base, a small oval-shaped black blotch on the middle of caudal fin, two predorsal bones, interorbital width 9.9-15.0, upper jaw length 6.1-6.9, lower jaw length 7.1-8.3 and orbital diameter 7.6-9.4 % SL. The species differs from its nearest congeners, B. badis, B. kanabos and B. tuivaiei by the absence of dark black or brown vertical bars on sides. A key to species of Badis of India is provided.
    Attribution
    Geetakumari Kh., Vishwanath W. (2010). Journal of Threatened Taxa 1(2) pp. 644-647; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o2156.644-7