Glyptothorax poonaensis (Hora, 1938)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Glyptothorax conirostre poonaensis Hora, 1938 (original combination)


Conservation Status


IUCN RedList status: Endangered



Bhima river (upper reaches), India


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Hora, S.L. 1938. Notes on fishes in the Indian Museum. XXXVIII. On the systematic position of Bagrus lonah Sykes, with descriptions of and remarks on other Glyptosternoid fishes from the Deccan. Records of the Indian Museum 40(4): 363-375.


Other references:

Dahanukar, N. 2011. Glyptothorax poonaensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T165544A6062475. Downloaded on 23 December 2018.

Dahanukar, N., M. Diwekar & M. Paingankar (2011). Rediscovery of the threatened Western Ghats endemic sisorid catfish Glyptothorax poonaensis (Teleostei: Siluriformes: Sisoridae). Journal of Threatened Taxa 3(7): 1885-1898.

Fraser, A.G.L. 1942. Fish of Poona. Part I. Journal of Bombay Natural History Society 43(1): 79-91.

Menon, A.G.K. 1999. Check list - fresh water fishes of India. Records of the Zoological Survey of India, Occasional Paper No. 175.


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