The Degrading Trout Fisheries of Pakistan

By Yousuf Paracha I recently had the chance to go back up to Hunderap Lake, in Gilgit-Baltistan. It was my

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Carp, Grass (Ctenopharyngodon idella)

Grass (local name) White amur have an elongate, chubby body form that is torpedo shaped. The terminal mouth is slightly

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Carps, Rohu (Labeo rohita)

Rohu (local name) The mullet-shaped head with a terminal mouth, no barbel, and coarse dark edged scales are distinctive features

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Mahseer, Golden (Tor putitora)

Mahseer (local name) Dorsal spines (total): 4 – 4; Dorsal soft rays (total): 8 – 8; Anal spines: 2; Anal

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Carp, Catla (Gibelion catla)

Thaila (local name) Dorsal soft rays (total): 17; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 7 – 8. Body deep, with

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