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Hora loach, Botia dayi Hora, 1932

Hora loach: Botia dayi

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Cobitidae (Loaches) Subfamily: Botiinae Genus: Botia Species: B. dayi

Common/Local name English: Hora loach Bangladesh: Rani (রাণি), Bou (বউ), Betangi (বেতাঙ্গি) and Betee (বেটি) India: Botya loach (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

Distributions: Bangladesh, Pakistan (Indus drainage) and India (Darjeeling Himalaya nd Brahmaputra drainage of Assam) (Bhuiyan, 1964; Talwar …read more