Erethistoides sicula

Erethistoides sicula is a species of South Asian river catfish endemic to India where it is found in the Mansai River drainage. This species is found in large, shallow, fast-flowing streams with a sandy bottom. The fish usually hide in clumps of aquatic vegetation.[1] This species grows to a length of 3.9 centimetres (1.5 in) SL.

Erethistoides sicula
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Erethistidae
Genus: Erethistoides
E. sicula
Binomial name
Erethistoides sicula


  1. ^ a b Ng, Heok Hee (2005). "Erethistoides sicula, a new catfish (Teleostei: Erethistidae) from India" (PDF). Zootaxa. 1021: 1–12.