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The Mahseer Trust is a UK Registered Charity, set up to conserve mahseer as flagship species, to draw awareness and greater environmental stewardship to rivers. The Trust operates throughout the mahseer range countries of south and south-east Asia and works with a broad range of international stakeholders across multiple initiatives. FIND OUT MORE

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Famous mahseer finally named

Famous mahseer finally named

Although the survival of the River Cauvery’s famous hump-backed mahseer is still in serious doubt, the publication today of a new scientific paper (Resolving the taxonomic enigma of the iconic game fish, the hump-backed mahseer from the Western Ghats biodiversity hotspot, India) makes a giant leap towards saving it

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From the roof of the world

From the roof of the world

During another busy schedule for World Fish Migration Day, Mahseer Trust Education and Outreach Officer, Steve Lockett visited Kathmandu in Nepal. Over the course of a weekend, there were three events at National Trust for Nature Conservation’s Central Zoo. These...

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MT’s Adrian Pinder and Andy Harrison visit Madhya Pradesh Forest Department hatchery on the Narmada River

MT’s Adrian Pinder and Andy Harrison visit Madhya Pradesh Forest Department hatchery on the Narmada River

As part of a multi-faceted trip, encompassing four Indian states over a two week period, Mahseer Trust’s Adrian Pinder and Andy Harrison visited the Madhya Pradesh Forest Department hatchery on the Narmada River in a bid to resolve the taxonomy of the endemic mahseer species found within the Narmada catchment and widespread throughout central India.

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