A new record of Schistura reticulata from Myanmar with a note on fish diversity of Yu River


  • Zoological Survey of India, Freshwater Fish Section, 27 J.L Nehru Road, Kolkata - 700016, West Bengal
  • Zoological Survey of India, Freshwater Fish Section, 27 J.L Nehru Road, Kolkata - 700016, West Bengal




Diversity, Freshwater Fish, Myanmar, Range Extension


Ichthyofaunal diversity of the Yu River in the Sagaing region of Myanmar is reported in this paper. A total of 49 species of fishes belonging to 38 genera and 19 families are recorded from the river. The region’s fish fauna includes two endangered, two vulnerable, one near threatened, twenty-nine least concern and three under data deficient categories of IUCN. An endangered species, Schistura reticulata Vishwanath & Nebeshwar (2004), is reported for the first time from Myanmar.


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Shangningam, B., & Kosygin, L. (2022). A new record of <I>Schistura reticulata</I> from Myanmar with a note on fish diversity of Yu River. Records of the Zoological Survey of India, 122(1), 57–63. https://doi.org/10.26515/rzsi/v122/i1/2022/158031





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