Threatened Fishes of The World: Glyptothorax kashmirensis (Hora, 1923) (Siluriformes: Sisoridae) A Mini Review
- *Corresponding Author:
- Sharma NK
Department of Zoology, Hemwati Nandan
Bahuguna Garhwal University, Tehri Campus
Badshahithaul, Tehri Garhwal-249199, India
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: October 06, 2015; Accepted Date: November 19, 2015; Published Date: December 02, 2015
Citation: Singh R, Akhtar S, Pandey N, Mir JI, Sharma NK (2015) Threatened Fishes of the World: Glyptothorax kashmirensis (Hora, 1923) (Siluriformes: Sisoridae) a mini review. J Fisheries Livest Prod 3:147. doi:10.4172/2332-2608.1000147
Copyright: © 2015 Singh R, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Kashmir catfish, Glyptothorax kashmirensis, is a critically endangered fresh water fish species in Asia. Wild populations are severely declined due to habitat loss (breeding and nursery grounds), dam construction, overexploitation and introduction of exotic species leading to an alarming situation, which deserves high conservation consideration. The present paper enlightens the previous work done and recommends conservation actions that should be taken into account towards the preservation of the wild population of G. kashmirensis.