Acanthocobitis botia in Nepal
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Main Ref.
Also Ref.
Occurrence native
Importance Ref.
Aquaculture Ref.
Regulations Ref.
Freshwater Yes
Brackish No
Saltwater No
Live export ornamental
Bait No
Gamefish No
Abundance Ref.

Widespread in the tributaries of Gandaki, Koshi and Karnali, preferring rocky pools of rhithron streams (Ref. 57735). Used in folk medicine and as ornamental fish by Buddhists (Ref. 12045). Also Ref. 40948.

Status of Threat: Data deficient pristine rare ornamental species (Ref. 85009).

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(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Torres, Armi G.
Modified by Jacar, Jessen Maye
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