Threatened Fishes of the World: Tor tor Hamilton 1822 (Cyprinidae)

  title={Threatened Fishes of the World: Tor tor Hamilton 1822 (Cyprinidae)},
  author={Md. Shahidul Islam},
  journal={Environmental Biology of Fishes},
Common names: Mahseer, Mohashol, there are many different names in various parts of India. Conservation status: Vulnerable and threatened (Ameen et al. 2000). Importance: T. tor is an economically valuable species and a very important recreational angling fish on the Indian subcontinent including Nepal, Sri Lanka and Turkey. It forms an important part of reservoir fisheries in India and the coldwater fisheries along the Himalayas. It is a potential candidate for the development of an openwater… CONTINUE READING