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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 …read more