Sikkim declares ‘Copper Mahseer’ its state fish in hopes of tackling illegal fishing practices | The Weather Channel – Articles de The Weather Channel

Representation image. (IANS) Sikkim government declared endangered Neolissochilus hexagonolepis, commonly known as Chocolate or Copper Mahseer and locally referred to as Katley, as the “State Fish”. The name Chocolate Mahseer was given due to the morphological color of the body of this fish. The ICAR-National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources …

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