5 New fish species discovered in Arunachal Pradesh

Fisheries and the aquatic ecology research team from the zoology department of Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) have discovered 5 species of fish from various districts of the Arunachal pradesh.

The 5 newly discovered species of fish are:

  • Mystus prabini (discovered in Sinkin and the Dibang rivers in Lower Dibang Valley district)
  • Exostoma kottelati (discovered in the Ranga river in Lower Subansiri district)
  • Creteuchiloglanis tawangensis (discovered in the Tawangchu river in Tawang district)
  • Garra ranganensis (discovered in the Ranga river)
  • Physoschistura harkishorei (discovered in the Dibang and the Lohit rivers in Lower Dibang Valley district).

Static/Current Takeaways Important For RRB NTPC/IBPS RRB Main 2019:

  • Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh: Pema Khandu.
  • Governor of Arunachal Pradesh: B. D. Mishra.

Source: The Times of India

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