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Schizothorax Sikusirumensis: A new species of fish discovered

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  • June 17, 2020
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Schizothorax Sikusirumensis: A new species of fish discovered

Part of: GS-Prelims and GS-III – Biodiversity

In News:

  • 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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