|Scientific Name:||Psilorhynchus nepalensis|
|Species Authority:||Conway & Mayden, 2008|
|Taxonomic Notes:||Conway and Mayden (2008) described Psilorhynchus nepalensis from Nepal in 2008.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Allen, D.J., Conway, K.W. & Dey, S.C.|
Psilorhynchus nepalensis is known from the Seti,
|Range Description:||Psilorhynchus nepalensis is known from tributary rivers of the Kali Gandaki, central Nepal, and the Kosi River in eastern Nepal. It is also found within the boundaries of the Chitwan National Park (K. Conway pers. obs.)|
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It is a very common species and locally abundant, however it is difficult to catch, and populations are difficult to estimate.
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||The fish inhabits mountain streams and tributary rivers, more common in the mid-hills.|
|Continuing decline in area, extent and/or quality of habitat:||Yes|
|Use and Trade:||
This small-sized fish is of no interest to commercial fisheries.
|Major Threat(s):||No threats are known at present.|
Information is required on the species ecology, distribution, population, and potential threats to its habitat.
|Citation:||Singh, L. 2010. Psilorhynchus nepalensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T168593A6521515.Downloaded on 28 February 2017.|
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