Barbodes cataractae Fowler, 1934



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Puntius cataractae (Fowler, 1934)


Conservation Status


Last record: 1986

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)





Biology & Ecology










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