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Bengal loach: Botia dario (Hamilton, 1822)

Bengal loach: Botia dario

Bengal loach: Botia dario

Systematic position: Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Cobitidae (loaches) Genus: Botia Species: B. dario

Synonyms: Cobitis dario (Hamilton, 1822), Botia geto (Hamilton, 1822), Canthophrys flavicauda (Swainson, 1839), Canthophrys zebra (Swainson, 1839), Diacanthus flavicauda (Swainson, 1839), Diacanthus zebra (Swainson, 1839).

Common/Local names: Bou, Rani, Beti (Bangladesh); Necktie loach …read more