Protecting the Golden Mahseer

India’s “water tiger,” the golden mahseer, is under threat due to netting, poaching, and river diversion for irrigation. Yet their power and fight are making them prized as a sportfish, writes Ananda Banerjee on Live Mint, and the promotion of eco-tourism and catch-and-release angling camps are bringing much-needed attention to dwindling populations and ecosystem restoration.

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