Schizothorax Sikusirumensis: A new species of fish discovered
Part of: GS-Prelims and GS-III – Biodiversity
- A new species of fish has been discovered in Arunachal Pradesh.
- The fish species is named as Schizothorax sikusirumensis.
- The fish species belongs to genus Schizothorax.
- It was named after the rivers – Siku and Sirum in East Siang District at the junction, from where it was found.
- The fish inhabits the water logged area of torrential river drainage.
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