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Distribution and status of significant freshwater fishes of Pakistan

  title={Distribution and status of significant freshwater fishes of Pakistan},
  author={M. Rafique},
  • M. Rafique
  • Published 2012
  • Biology
  • Present paper deals with the fish fauna of special importance with regard to endemism, IUCN status, commercial importance and the rarity of species. A total of 86 species have been identified as the fish fauna of special concern. Out of the total, 34 species have been categorised as endemic in the country, 11 species have special IUCN status, 31 species are commercially important while 8 species are identified as very rare in Pakistan. IUCN status of major component of freshwater fish species… CONTINUE READING
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