Study on the torrential catfish Amblyceps apangi Nath & Dey 1989 (Teleostei: Amblycipitidae) from Wokha district, Nagaland

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N. Humtsoe
S. Bordoloi


Streams of Wokha district, Nagaland were surveyed (2005-2006) to document the torrential fish fauna. Amblyceps apangi Nath & Dey (1989) was collected from seven of the 12 streams surveyed, and found to be abundant in those streams. Detailed description of the study area, habitat characteristics of the streams, habitat ecology of the fish and a morphological study (based on 20 males and 20 females), is discussed.

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N. Humtsoe

L. Nzano Humtsoe is persuing her doctoral work under the supervision and guidance of Dr(Mrs). Sabitry Choudhury Bordoloi. She is working as a Junior Research Fellow with RGNFS of U.G.C.

S. Bordoloi

Sabitry Bordoloi, Heads the Resource Management and Environment Division of Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology, Paschim Boragaon, Guwahati, Assam, India.