Tor (genus)

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Tor
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Genus: Tor
J. E. Gray, 1833

Tor is a genus of cyprinid fish that contains the majority of the species known as mahseers. The 20 species are found in Asia.

Species[edit]

There are 20 species of mahseers in the genus Tor.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2011). Species of Tor in FishBase. October 2011 version.
  2. ^ Kurup, B.M. & Radhakrishnan, K.V. (2011): Tor remadevii, a new species of Tor (Gray) from Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Pambar River, Kerala, Southern India. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society, 107 (3) [2010]: 227-230.