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TO SAVE MAHSEER

Status of Sahar (Tor putitora) domestication and its development in the Himalayan Region of Nepal.  2008. Aquaculture Asia. Vol. 13(1): 26 – 32.

Ash Kumar Rai, Ph D.

Board Member, Resources Himalaya Foundation

Mahseer (Sahar) is a migratory, second largest riverine sport fish (record weight: 120 kg) in Nepal. Alarmingly its habitat is deteriorating and as a response artificial propagation techniques have been developed. However, Mahseer culture technology has not been commercialized as yet for mass seed production due to its complex spawning pattern.

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