Class : Actinopterygii
Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Labeo
Species : bata
IUCN: Least Concern
IWPA : Not listed
CITES : Not listed
U.S ESA : Not listed
Labeo bata is found in India and Bangladesh, and is also reported from Pakistan. This species has also been introduced into reservoirs where it is cultivated.
Distribution map of Bata (Source: iucnredlist.org)
Characteristics, Habitat and Behaviour:
L. bata is a benthopelagic and potamodromous species that inhabits rivers. It is an herbivorous column feeder (Devi and Ali, 2013).
- Loss of hábitat
Rema Devi, K.R., & Ali, A. (2013). Labeo bata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T166595A6243968.
Last Updated: November 23, 2016