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nangra, Pimelodus Hamilton [F.] 1822:193, 378, Pl. 11 (fig. 63) [An account of the fishes found in the river Ganges; ref. 2031] Ganges River at Patna, India. Neotype: CAS 96626. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:397 [ref. 29155]. Neotype designated by Roberts & Ferraris 1998:341 [ref. 23492]. Information on type locality (Nathpur, India) see Britz 2019:42 [ref. 37532]. Hamilton's original illustration reproduced by Britz 2019:Pl. 108 [ref. 37532]. •Valid as Gagata nangra (Hamilton 1822) -- (Burgess 1989:133 [ref. 12860], Ataur Rahman 1989:217 [ref. 24860], Menon 1999:237 [ref. 24904], Bhakat & Kumar Sinha 2019:278 [ref. 36575]). •Valid as Nangra nangra (Hamilton 1822) -- (Talwar & Jhingran 1991:676 [ref. 20764], Sen & Biswas 1994:443 [ref. 23707], Roberts & Ferraris 1998:340 [ref. 23492], Rafique 2000:326 [ref. 25220], Karmakar 2000:34 [ref. 25662], Mirza 2003:19 [ref. 27265], Ataur Rahman 2003:238 [ref. 31338], Jayaram 2006:182 [ref. 28762], Thomson & Page 2006:36 [ref. 28859], Ferraris 2007:397 [ref. 29155], Shrestha 2008:188 [ref. 29923]). Current status: Valid as Nangra nangra (Hamilton 1822). Sisoridae: Sisorinae. Distribution: Ganges and Indus River drainages, south-central Asia: Pakistan, India, Nepal and Bangladesh. Habitat: freshwater.