Schistura beavani (Günther, 1868)
Creek loach
Schistura beavani
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Family:  Nemacheilidae ()
Max. size:  10.23 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 8
Distribution:  Asia: India and Nepal. Reported from Bangladesh (Ref. 1479).
Biology:  Adults occur in shallow and swift clear streams with pebbly bottom (Ref. 41236). Found in hill streams (Ref. 6351). They prefer pools and riffle areas of creek (Ref. 12045). Collected in a large river with high, turbid monsoon flow and with diverse substrate consisting of sand, mud, gravel, pebble, cobble, and boulders (Ref. 85713).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 21 January 2010 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 19.07.96
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 27.02.18
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 11.04.00

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