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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2019, Vol. 7, Issue 3, Part C

Review on fish diversity of eastern Nepal


Author(s): Jash Hang Limbu, Neeti Chapagain, Sandip Kumar Gupta and Susana Sunuwar

Abstract: The present review substantiates that the eastern part of Nepal harbor total of 151 fish species, belonging to 10 orders, 27 families and 75 genera. The order Cypriniformes comprises the highest number of fish species (86, 56.95%)) followed by Siluriformes (37, 24.5%), Perciformes (19, 12.58%), Clupeiformes (3, 1.98%), Anguilliformes (1, 0.66%), Osteoglossiformes (1, 0.66%), Beloniformes (1, 0.66%), Cyprinodontiformes (1, 0.66%) Synbranchiformes (1, 0.66%) and Tetraodontiformes (1, 0.66%). The common fish species of eastern Nepal are Barilius bendelisis, Barilius barila, Barilus schara, Pslorhynchoides pseudecheneis, Schizothoraichthys labiatus, Schizothoraichthys progastus, Schizothorax richardsonii, Neolissochilus hexagonoleps, Puntius sophore, puntius gonionotus, Garra rupecula, Garra annandalei, Badis badis, Labeo dero, Labeo bata, Labeo calbasu, Labeo gonius, Labeo rohita, Schistura scaturigina, Schistura multifaciatus, Schistura horai, Colisa faciatus, colisa lalius, Guducia chapra, Puntius chola, Puntius phutunio, Puntius sophore, Channa punctatus, Channa marulius, Channa striatus, Channa barca, Esomos danricus, Lepidocephalus guntae, Brachydanio rerio, and colisa faciatus.

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How to cite this article:
Jash Hang Limbu, Neeti Chapagain, Sandip Kumar Gupta and Susana Sunuwar. Review on fish diversity of eastern Nepal. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies. 2019; 7(3): 177-181.
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