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Tor putitora

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Tor putitora, the Putitor mahseer, Himalayan mahseer or golden mahseer, is an endangered species of cyprinid fish that is found in rapid streams, riverine pools and lakes in the Himalayan region and south Asia, ranging from Iran south to Sri Lanka, and east to Thailand.[1] It is a popular gamefish.


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  1. Jha, B.R. & Rayamajhi, A. (2010). "Tor putitora". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2010: e.T166645A6254146. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-4.RLTS.T166645A6254146.en. Archived from the original on 7 October 2018. Retrieved 26 December 2017.