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Y-loach: Botia lohachata

Y-loach: Botia lohachata

Y-loach: Botia lohachata

Synonyms Botia lohachata Chaudhuri, 1912 Botia lohachata Qureshi, 1965 Botia lohachata Menon, 1974

Common name: Y-loach Local name: Rani, putul

Taxonomy position: Phylum- Chordata Class-Oesteichthyes Order-Cypriniformes Family- Cobitidae Genus- Botia

Fin formula: D. 11 (2/9); P1.14: P2. 8: A. 7 (2/5) (Rahman, …read more

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Reticulate/Y-loach: Botia lohachata Chaudhuri, 1912

Reticulate loach: Botia lohachata

Reticulate loach: Botia lohachata

Systematic posotion: Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Cobitidae (Loaches) Genus: Botia Species: B. lohachata

Common names: Bou, Rani, Beti (Bangladesh); Reticulate loach (Fishbase); Lohachat (India).

Distribution: Indus river system (Pakistan); Ganga drainage (India); Nepal (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991) and Bangladesh.

Conservation status: Endangered in Bangladesh (IUCN, 2000).

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