Botia striata Narayan Rao, 1920
Zebra loach
photo by Janiczak, B.J.

Family:  Botiidae (Pointface loaches), subfamily: Botiinae
Max. size:  7.8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater; pH range: 6 - 8; dH range: 5 - 12
Distribution:  Asia: Western Ghats and Maharashtra in India.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Found in clear mountain streams (Ref. 41236).
IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (EN); Date assessed: 19 March 2011 (B2ab(iii)) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 11.08.94
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 31.08.18
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 07.01.03

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