Schizothorax macrophthalmus Terashima, 1984
Nepalese snowtrout
Schizothorax macrophthalmus
photo by Rana, A.S.

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Barbinae
Max. size:  13.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Asia: endemic to Lake Rara in Nepal.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Feeds on insects and plankton (Ref. 40948).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 March 2007 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 16.07.96
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 21.12.05

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