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Scientific Name Clupisoma bastari  Datta & Karmakar, 1980
Common Names Begadi
Bastar Garua, Begali
Type Locality Indravati River, tributary of Godavari River, at Lohandigura, 33 kilometers west of Jagdalpur, Bastar District, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Pronunciation kloop ee sow mah
Etymology Clupisoma: Latin, clupea = sardine, derived from Clupeus = shield; doubtless a reference to the sacles covering the body of the fish + Greek, soma = body. 
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Size 114mm or 4.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Godavari River basin, India.
Indian waters, Godavari (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Data Deficient, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2011.
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Breeding .
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Bulletin of the Zoological Survey of India v. 2 (no. 2-3), pp 193, Figs. 1-2.
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Last Update 2020 Sep 13 01:22 (species record created: 2008 Jan 19 06:19)