Metadata

Horaglanis abdulkalami

Subhash Babu 2012

ORDERSUB-ORDERFAMILY
SiluriformesSiluroideiClariidae

Synonyms

None.

Country

India

Types

Holotype: MBM/F/16/10 37.8mm TL, 310mm SL. Paratype: (3) 32.0mm-36.0mm TL.

Distribution

A dugout well (10.2m deep) at Irinjalakuda, Trichur District, Kerala, India, 10°20'47.50"N, 76°12'03.50"E.

Habitat

Shallow groundwaters.

Systematics

No information available.

Conservation Status

MuG TLO [NE]

NE. Raghavan et al. (2016) record the conservation status as DD (in common with the other members of the genus) but this is not in the Red List. The same authors point out that this is a single-location endemic and that the location is outside of a protected area.

Museum Holdings

As above only.

Internet Resources

GENETIC RESOURCES

Only genus defined, species not known

Genbank HE819391.1     mt COI                  specimen voucher M-CCI-HL1

Genbank HE819392.1     mt COI                  specimen voucher M-CCI-HKA

Genbank HE819393.1     mt COI                  specimen voucher M-CCI-HKB

Genbank HE819394.1     mt COI                  specimen voucher M-CCI-HKC

Genbank HG937614.1    mt cytB                 specimen voucher M-CCI-HL

Genbank HG937613.1    mt cytB                 specimen voucher M-CCI-HKB

Key References

Misra, K.S. Book Section 1976 Horaglanis krishnai
Mercy, T. V. A. Journal Article 1981 On the unique disposition of the valvula cerebelli in Horaglanis krishnai (Teleostei)
Mercy, T. V. A. Journal Article 1982 On the presence of a forked barbel in the blind catfish Horaglanis krishnai Menon
Mercy, T. V. A., Padmanabhan, K. G. and Pillai, N. K. Journal Article 1982 Morphological studies on the oocytes of the blind catfish Horaglanis krishnai Menon
Mercy, T. V. A. Journal Article 1983 Studies on the air bladder of blind clariid Horaglanis krishnai Menon
Mercy, T. V. A., Pillai, N. K. and Balasubramonian, N. K. Journal Article 1984 Studies on the oxygen consumption of the blind catfish Horaglanis krishnai
Mercy, T. V. A. and Pillai, N. K. Journal Article 1984/5 The anatomy and histology of the alimentary tract of the blind cat-fish Horaglanis krishnai
Talwar, P. K. and Jhingran, A. G. Book Section 1992 Genus Horaglanis and species Horaglanis krishnai
Mercy, TVA Book Section 2000 Biology of an endemic blind catfish Horaglanis krishnai Menon
Mercy, T. V. A. and Pillai, N. K. Journal Article 2001 Studies on the cranial osteology of the blind catfish Horaglanis krishnai menon (Pisces, Clariidae)
Mercy, T. V. A., Pillai, N. K. and Balasubramonian, N. K. Journal Article 2001 Studies on certain aspects of behaviour in the blind catfish Horaglanis krishnia Menon
Babu, K.K.S. and Nayar, C.K.G. Journal Article 2004 A new species of the blind fish Horaglanis Menon (Siluroidea: Clariidae) from Parappukara (Trichur District) and a new report of Horaglanis krishnai Menon from Ettumanur (Kottayam District), Kerala
Babu, K.K.S. and Nayar, C.K.G. Journal Article 2004 Occurence of subterranean blind fish in the laterite area of Kerala State, India
Dahanukar, N, Raut, R and Bhat, A Journal Article 2004 Distribution, endemism and threat status of freshwater fishes of the Western Ghats of India
Ollier, CD and Sheth, HC Journal Article 2008 The High Deccan duricrusts of India and their significance for the ‘laterite’ issue
Pati, AK and Parganiha, A Book Section 2010 Subterranean fishes of India
Dahanukar, N, Raghavan, R, Ali, A, Abraham, R and Shaji, CP Book Section 2011 Chapter 3. The status and distribution of freshwater fishes of the Western Ghats
Babu, K.K.S. Journal Article 2012 Horaglanis abdulkalami, a new hypogean blind catfish (Siluriformes: Clariidae) from Kerala, India
Raghavan, R., Das, K, Nameer, PO, Bijukumar, A and Dahanukar, N Journal Article 2016 Protected area and imperriled endemic freshwater biodiversity in the Westren Ghats hotspot
Pavan-Kumar, A. Journal Article 2017 Molecular phylogeny of genus Horaglanis (Indian blind catfishes) within Family Clariidae
De Grave, S., Arjun, C.P. and Raghavan, R. Journal Article 2018 The discovery of Euryrhynchidae (Crustacea: Decapoda) in India, with the description of a new genus and species