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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Sisoridae Sisorid catfishes
Subfamily: Sisorinae
Genus: Gagata

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Gagata cenia Indian gagata Asia 15 SL 1822
Gagata dolichonema Asia 13 SL 1996
Gagata gagata Gangetic gagata Asia 31 TL 1822
Gagata itchkeea Asia 7.6 TL 1839
Gagata melanopterus Asia 15.8 SL 1998
Gagata pakistanica Asia 1999
Gagata sexualis Asia 6 TL 1970
Gagata youssoufi Asia 8.9 TL 1976



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