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Valid Botia species
Posted By: Thomas b waltzek <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Thursday, 27 August 1998, at 6:23 p.m.
The following is a list of problematic Botia species from a new wonderful scientific work: Catalouge of Fishes. This 3 volume series lists every known extant fish species. I looked up a variety of Botia species in an effort to ascertain whether they are valid or not. This is a very new book and it was published by a group of the worlds foremost Ichthyologists at the California Academy of Science (you can search this reference online by going to the C. A. of science webpage- However, I have yet to get to the web page and have the search engine functional).
B. geto (not valid, syn. with dario et al. Hamilton 1822-Note: Ken, this is the same reference from B3- I don't understand why B3 listed this as a valid species) B. birdi (valid) B. rostrata (valid) B. almorhae (valid) B. dayi (valid) B. his