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Shannon D. Bower, Andy J. Danylchuk, Rajheev Raghavan, Sascha Clark Danylchuk, Adrian C. Pinder, Aaron M. Alter and Steven J. Cooke (2016) Involving recreational fisheries stakeholders in development of research and conservation priorities for mahseer (Tor spp.) of India through collaborative workshops. Fisheries Research http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fishres.2016.05.011


Gupta, N.D., Kanagavel, A., Dandekar, P., Dahanukar, N., Sivakumar, K., Mathur, V.B. and Raghavan, R. (2016) God’s fishes: religion, culture and freshwater fish conservation in India. Oryx 50 (02), 244-249. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0030605315000691


Bower, S.D., Danylchuk, A.J., Raghavan, R., Clark-Danylchuk, S.E., Pinder, A.C. and Cooke, S.J. (2016) Rapid assessment of the physiological impacts caused by catch-and-release angling on blue-finned mahseer (Tor sp.) of the Cauvery River, India. Fisheries Management and Ecology DOI: 10.1111/fme.12135


Gupta, N.D., Bower, S.D., Cooke, S.J., Danylchuk, A.J. and Raghavan, R. (2016) Practices and attitudes of Indian catch-and-release anglers: identifying opportunities for advancing the management of recreational fisheries. Journal of Threatened Taxa 8(4), 8659-8665.


Pinder, A.C., Raghavan, R. and Britton J.R. (2015) Efficacy of angler catch data as a population conservation monitoring tool for the flagship Mahseer fishes (Tor spp.) of Southern India. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 25 (6), 829-838.


Gupta, N.D., Raghavan R., Kuppusamy, S., Mathur, V., Pinder, A,C. (2015) Assessing recreational fisheries in an emerging economy: Knowledge,perceptions and attitudes of catch-and-release anglers in India. Fisheries Research 165 (2015), 79-84.


Pinder, A.C., Raghavan, R., Britton, R. (2015) The legendary hump-backed mahseer Tor sp. of India’s River Cauvery: an endemic fish swimming towards extinction? Endangered Species Research 28 (1), 11-17.


Gupta, N.D., Bower, S.D., Raghavan, R., Danylchuk, A.J. and Cooke, S.J. (2015) Status of recreational fisheries in India: Development, issues, and opportunities. Reviews in Fisheries, Science and Aquaculture 23 (3), 291-301.


Cooke, S.J., Hogan, Z.S., Butcher, P.A., Stokesbury, M.J., Raghavan, R., Gallagher, A.J. and Danylchuk, A.J. (2014) Angling for endangered fish: conservation problem or conservation action? Fish and Fisheries 17, 249-265.


Katwate, U. and Apte, D. (2014) Where have all the mahseers gone?Hornbill, January – March 43-46


Laskar BA, Bhattacharjee MJ, Dhar B, Mahadani P, Kundu S, et al. (2013) The Species Dilemma of Northeast Indian Mahseer (Actinopterygii: Cyprinidae): DNA Barcoding in Clarifying the Riddle. PLoS ONE 8(1): e53704. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0053704


Laskar, B.A., Rawat, J.S., Dasgupta, M., Biswas, S.P., Sarma, D and Das, D.N (2013b) Strategy of mahseer fish (Actinopterygii: Cyprinidae) conservation: A case study in Arunachal Pradesh, India. Ecology, Environment and Conservation 19 (3) 147-152.


Pinder, A.C. and Raghavan, R. (2013) Conserving the endangered mahseers (Tor spp.) of India: the positive role of recreational fisheries. Current Science 104 (11), 1472-1475.


Atkore V. (2012) My tryst with the mahseer. Sanctuary Asia 74-77


Lal K.K., Singh R.K., Pandey A., Gupta B.K., Mohindra V., Punia P., Dhawan S., Verma J., Tyagi L.K., Khare P. and Jena J.K. (2012) Distributional records of Tor mahseer Tor tor (Hamilton, 1822) from Southern India. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 1-5


Sangma, K.O.N. and Basavaraja, N. (2012) Comparative growth and survival of hatchery produced and wild fingerlings of deccan mahseer, Tor khudree (Sykes). Indian Journal of Fisheries 59 (1), 89-93.


Everard, M. and Kataria, G. (2011) Recreational angling markets to advance the conservation of a reach of the Western Ramganga River, India. Aquatic Conservation: Marine And Freshwater Ecosystems 21, 101-108.


Bhatt, J.P., Nautiyal, P. and Singh, H.R. (2011) Comparative study of morphometric charaters of Himalayan mahseer Tor putitora (Ham.) between Ganga and Gobindsagar reservoir stocks. Indian Journal of Fisheries 45 (1), 85-87.


Basavaraja, N. (2011) The Deccan mahseer – Biology, Breeding, Culture and Conservation. Delivered Dr C.V. Kulkarni lecture on `The Deccan mahseer – biology, breeding and conservation’ at Seminar on `Aquaculture and Mahseer Biodiversity Conservation’ at CIFE, Mumbai, on 11.8.2011.


Badapanda, H.S. (2011) The fishery and biology of Mahandi mahseer Tor mosal mahanadicus (David). Indian Journal of Fisheries 43 (4), 325-331.


Gupta, N.D. (2011) A study on the food and feeding habits of the Copper Mahseer Acrossocheilus hexagonolepis (McCelland). Indian Journal of Fisheries 35 (2), 92-98.


Joshi, C.B. (2011) Mahseer fishery of some hill streams in the western Himalayas. Indian Journal of Fisheries 35 (4), 327-329.


Joshi, C.B., Sehgal, K.L. and Sunder, S. (2011) Observations on the fishery resources of the hill streams of Jammu Province with special reference to mahseer and other commercially important species. Indian Journal of Fisheries 25 (1&2), 197-206


Mahapatra, B.K. and Vinod, K. (2011) Reproductive biology of the chocolate mahseer Neolissocheilus haxagonolepis (McCelland) in Meghalaya, India. Indian Journal of Fisheries 58 (2), 35-40.


Montana, C.G., Choudhary, S.K., Dey, S. and Winemiller, K.O. (2011). Compositional trends of fisheries in the River Ganges, India. Fisheries Management and Ecology 18, 282-296.


Pandey, A.K., Patiyal, R.S., Upadhyay, J.C., Tyagi, M. and Mahanta, P.C. (2011) Induced spawning of the endangered golden mahseer, Tor putitora, with ovaprim at the State fish farm near Dehradun. Indian Journal of Fisheries 45 (4), 457-459.


Raghavan R., Ali A., Dahanukar N. and Rosser A. (2011) Is the Deccan Mahseer, Tor khudree (Sykes, 1839) (Pisces: Cyprinidae) fishery in the Western Ghats Hotspot sustainable? A participatory approach to stock assessment. Fisheries Research 110, 29-38.


Ramezani-Fard, E., Kamarudin, M.S., Harmin, S.A., Saad, C.R., Abd Satar, M.K. and Daud, S.K. (2011) Ontogenetic development of the mouth and digestive tract in larval Malaysian mahseer, Tor tambroides Bleeker. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 27 (3), 920-927.


Dinesh K., Nandeesha M.C., Nautiyal P. and Aiyappa P. (2010) Mahseers in India: A review with focus on conservation and management. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 81 (4), 26-48.


Kurup B.M. and Radhakrishnan K.V. (2010) 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), 227-230.


Sangma, K.O.N. and Basavaraja, N (2010) Induced breeding, embryology and rearing of fry of Deccan mahseer, Tor khudree (Sykes). Journal of Aquaculture in the Tropics 25 (1-2), 13-24.


Mani I., Kumar R., Singh M., Kushwaha B., Nagpure N.S., Srivastava P.K., Murmu K., Rao D.S.K. and Lakra W.S. (2009) Karyotypic diversity and evolution of seven mahseer species (Cyprinidae) from India. Journal of Fish Biology 75, 1079-1091.


Wong J.Z., Etoh S. and Sujang A.B. (2009) Towards Sustainable Community-based Fishery Resources Management: The Tagal System of Sabah, Malaysia. Fish for the People 7 (2), 18-23.


Esa Y.B., Siraj S.S., Daud S.K., Rahim K.A.A., Japning J.R.R. and Tan S.G. (2008) Mitochondrial DNA Diversity of Tor tambroides Valenciennes (Cyprinidae) from Five Natural Populations in Malaysia. Zoological Studies 47 (3), 360-367.


Nautiyal P., Rizvi A.F. and Dhasmanaa P. (2008) Life- History Traits and Decadal Trends in the Growth Parameters of Golden Mahseer Tor putitora (Hamilton 1822) from the Himalayan Stretch of the Ganga River System. Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 8, 125-132.


Nguyen T.T.T., Na-Nakorn U., Sukmanomon S. and ZiMing C. (2008) A study on phylogeny and biogeography of mahseer species (Pisces: Cyprinidae) using sequences of three mitochondrial DNA gene regions. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 48, 1223-1231.


Sarkar, U.K., Pathak, A.K. and Lakra, W.S. (2008) Conservation of freshwater fish resources in India: new approaches, assessments and challenges. Biodiversity and Conservation 17, 2495-2511.


Basavaraja, N. (2007) Freshwater fish seed resources in India, pp. 267–327. In: M.G. Bondad-Reantaso (ed.). Assessment of freshwater fish seed resources for sustainable aquaculture. FAO Fisheries Technical Paper. No. 501. Rome, FAO. 2007. 628p.


Mohindra, V., Khare, P. Lal, K.K., Punia, P. Singh, R.K., Barman, A.S. and Lakra, W.S. (2007) Molecular discrimination of five mahseer species from Indian peninsula using RAPD analysis. Acta Zoologica Sinica 53 (4), 725-732.


Nguyen T.T.T., Baranski, M., Rourke, M. and McPartlan, H. (2007) Characterization of microsatellite DNA markers for a mahseer species, Tor tambroides (Cyprinidae) and cross amplification in four congeners. Molecular Ecology Notes 7 (1), 109-112.


Basavaraja, N., Hedge, S.N. and Palaksha, K.J. (2006) Cryopreservation of the endangered mahseer (Tor khudree) spermatozoa: 1. Effect of dimethyl sulfoxide, freezing, activating media and cryostorage on post-thaw spermatozoa motility and fertility. Cell Preservation Technology 4 (1) 31-47


Nautiyal, P. (2006) Rising awareness and efforts to conserve the Indian mahseers. Current Science 91 (12) 1604


Nguyen T.T.T., Ingram, B., Sungan, S., Gooley, G., Sim, S.Y., Tinggi, D. and De Siliva, S.S. (2006) Mitochondrial DNA Diversity of broodstock of two indigenous mahseer species, Tor tambriodes and T. douronensis (Cyprinidae) cultured in Sarawak, Malaysia. Aquaculture 253 (1), 259-269.


Basavaraja, N. and Hedge, S.N. (2005) Some characteristics and short-term preservation of spermatozoa or Deccan mahseer, Tor khudree(Sykes). Aquaculture Research 36, 422-430


Islam, M.S. (2005) Threatened fishes of the world: Tor tor Hamilton 1822 (Cyprinidae). Environmental Biology of Fishes 74, 66.


Silas E.G., Gopalakrishnan A., John L. and Shaji C.P. (2005) Genetic identity of Tor malabaricus (Jerdan) (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) as revealed by RAPD markers. Indian Journal of Fisheries 52 (2), 125-140.


Bhatt, J.P., Nautiyal, P. and Singh, H.R. (2004) Status (1993-1994) of the endangered fish Himalayan mahseer Tor putitora (Hamilton) (Cyprinidae) in the mountain reaches of the River Ganga. Asian Fisheries Science 17, 341-355.


Basavaraja, N. and Hedge, S.N. (2004) Cryopreservation of the endangered mahseer (Tor khudree) spermatozoa: 1. Effect of extender composition, cryoprotectants, dillution ratio, and storage period on post-thaw viability. Cryobiology 49 (2), 149-156


ZiMing C. and JunXing Y. (2004) A new species of the genus Tor from Yunnan, China (Teleostei: Cyprinidae). Environmental Biology of Fishes 70, 185-191.


Desai, V.R. (2003) Synopsis of biological data on the Tor mahseer, Tor tor (Hamilton, 1822) (No. 158). Food and Agriculture Org.


Arunkumar L. and Basudha Ch. (2003) Tor barakae, a new species of mahseer fish (Cyprinidae: Cyprininae) from Manipur, India. Aquaculture 4 (2), 271-276


Akhtar N. (2002) Studies on resource base, ecological diversity and threats to Game Fish Mahsheer in Himalayan-Foothill Rivers. WWF Final Report 63-106


Basavaraja, N., Hedge, S.N., Akash N. and Udupa, K.S. (2002) The fertility of cryopreserved Deccan mahseer, Tor khudree (Sykes) spermatozoaAsian Fisheries Science 15 (3), 193-202


Kushwaha, B., Srivastava, S.K., Nagpure, N.S., Ogale, S.N. and Ponniah, A.G. (2001) Cytogenic studies in two species of mahseer, Tor khudree and Tor mussullah (Cyprinidae, Pisces) from India. Chromosome Science 5 (1), 47-50.


Bhatt, J.P., Nautiyal, P. and Singh, H.R. (2000) Population structure of Himalayan mahseer, a large cyprinid fish in the regulated foothill section of the River Ganga. Fisheries Research 44, 267-271.


Johal, M.S., Tandon, K.K., Sandhu, G.S. and Saksena, D.N. (1999) Age and growth of an endangered cold water fish – golden mahseer, Tor putitora (Hamilton) from Gobindsagar, Himachal Pradesh, India. Ichthyology: Recent Research Advances 59-73.


Shrestha, T.K. (1997) The Mahseer in the Rivers of Nepal Disrupted by Dams and ranching Strategies. Mrs. Bimala Shrestha, Nepal. 258 pp.


Shrestha, T.K. (1994) Migration and spawning of golden mahseer in Himalayan waters of Nepal. Journal of Freshwater Biology 6 (1), 71-77.


Nandeesha, M.C., Bhadraswamy, G., Patil, J.G., Varghese, T.J., Sarma, K. and Keshavanath, P. (1993) Preliminary results of induced spawning of pond-raised mahseer, Tor khudree. Journal of Aquaculture in the Tropics 8, 55-60.


Dasgupta, M. (1991) Biometry of the mahseer, Tor putitora (Hamilton) collected from Garo Hills, Meghalaya. Indian Journal of Fisheries 38 (2), 129-131.


Menon A.G.K. (1991) Taxonomy of Mahseer Fishes of the genus Tor gray with description of a new species from the Deccan. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 89, 210-231.


Dasgupta, M. (1988) Length-weight relationship and condition of the Copper Mahseer, Acrossocheilus hexagonolepis (McCelland). Matsya 14, 79-91.


Joshi, C.B. (1988) Mahseer fishery of some hill streams in the western Himalayas. Indian Journal of Fisheries 34 (4), 327-329.


Ogale S.N. and Kulkarni C.V. (1987) Breeding of Pond-raised Hybrids of Mahseer Fish, Tor Khudree (Sykes) and T. tor (Ham.). Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 84, 332-335.


Nautiyal, P. (1985) Mahseer Conservation – Problems and Prospects. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 86, 32-36.


Nautiyal, P. and Lal, M.S. (1984) Food and feeding habits of fingerlings and juveniles of mahseer (Tor putitora Ham.) in Nayar River. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 81 (3), 642-647.


Nautiyal, P. and Lal, M.S. (1984) Preliminary observations of the migratory behaviour of the Garhwal Himalayan Mahseer. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 81, 204-208.


Nautiyal, P. (1984) Natural history of the Garhwal himalayan mahseer Tor putitora (Hamilton) II. Breeding Biology. Proceedings: Animal Sciences 93 (2), 97-106.


Joshi, C.B. (1982) Artificial breeding of golden mahseer, Tor putitora (Ham.) at Bhimat. Journal of the Inland Fisheries Society of India 13 (10), 73-74.


Pathani, S.S. (1981) Fecundity of mahseer Tor putitora (Ham.). Proceedings: Animal Sciences 90 (2), 253-260.


Pathani, S.S. (1981) Age and growth of the mahseer Tor putitora (Ham.) as determined by scales and operculum. Matsya 7, 41-46.


Kulkarni C.V. (1979) Eggs and early development of Tor Mahseer fish. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 77, 70-75.


Kulkarni, C.V. and Ogale, S.N. (1979) Air transport of mahseer (Pisces: Cyprinidae) eggs in moist cotton wool. Aquaculture 16 (4), 367-368


Kulkarni, C.V. and Ogale, S.N. (1978) The present status of mahseer (fish) and artificial propagation of Tor khudree (Sykes). Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 75, 651-660.


Jayaram K.C. (1976) Nomenclatural and Systematic Status of Barbus mussullah Sykes, 1839. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 94, 48-55.


Chaturvedi S.K. (1974) Spawning biology of tor mahseer, Tor tor (Ham.)Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 73, 63-73.


Desai, V.R. (1972) Notes on the early larval stages of Tor putitora (Ham.). Journal of Zoological Society of India 24, 47-51.


Pathani, S.S. (1972) Studies on the spawning ecology of Kumaun mahseer Tor tor (Hamilton) and Tor putitora (Hamilton). Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 79 (3), 525-530.


Desai, V.R. (1970) Studies on fishery and biology of Tor tor (Hamilton) from River Narmada. Journal of the Inland Fisheries of India 2 (5), 101-112.


Desai V.R. and Karamchandani S.J. (1964) A note on the food and feeding habits of Tor Mahseer, Tor tor (Hamilton) from River Narmada. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 65 (2), 493-495.


Ahmad, N. (1948) On the spawning habits and early development of the Copper Mahseer, Barbus (Lissochilus) hexagonolepis McCelland. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, India 14, 21-28


Raj, B.S. (1945) The decline of the mahseer fisheries of the Kumaon Lakes and possible remedy. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, India 11 (3), 341-345.


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