|Importance||commercial||Ref.||Shrestha, J., 1994|
|Aquaculture||commercial||Ref.||Shrestha, J., 1994|
|Abundance||common (usually seen)||Ref.||Shrestha, T.K., 2008|
Indigenous of the Terai zone at altitudes of 76-450 m.; sells at 65-70 Rs/kg at the Kathmandu market according to figures obtained for March 1992. Status needs confirmation as this species was reported as introduced in the country (Ref. 85009). Also Ref. 4832, 41236, 43638.