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Psilorhynchus amplicephalus is a fish found in genus Psilorhynchus from Assam. It can be found in rivers with a stronger current and sandy substrate, it prefers a sandy substrate with the horizontally placed pectoral fin suited to allow the fish to resist the current.[2]

Psilorhynchus amplicephalus
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Psilorhynchidae
Genus: Psilorhynchus
P. amplicephalus
Binomial name
Psilorhynchus amplicephalus
Arunachalam, Muralidharan & Sivakumar, 2007[2]


  1. ^ Singh, L. (2010). "Psilorhynchus amplicephalus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2010: e.T168558A6514401. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-4.RLTS.T168558A6514401.en. Downloaded on 27 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2017). "Psilorhynchus amplicephalus" in FishBase. April 2017 version.