Pethia conchonius in India
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Main Ref.
Also Ref.
Occurrence native
Importance Ref.
Aquaculture Ref.
Regulations Ref.
Freshwater Yes
Brackish No
Saltwater No
Live export ornamental
Bait No
Gamefish No
Abundance Ref.

Occurs in Assam, northeastern Bengal, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab (Ref. 41236) and Maharashtra (Ref. 43634). Found in Ganges, Brahmaputra, Mahanadi and Cauvery river systems where it is widespread in the Cauvery watershed and is more abundant in the hills than the plains (Ref. 4832). Common (and probably introduced) in Kashmir Valley (Ref. 33323). Present in Nainital, Bhimtal and Naukuchiatal lakes (Ref. 89721). Popularly used for aquarium (Ref. 44325). Also Ref. 1479, 33323, 43640, 45255, 75154.

Status of threat: Vulnerable in Western Ghats (Ref. 50614).

States/Provinces Assam (native), Bihar (native), Maharashtra (native), Punjab (native), Tripura (native), Uttar Pradesh (native)
States/Provinces Complete? Yes
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( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Agustin, Liza Q.
Modified by Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G.
Checked by Casal, Christine Marie V.
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