Gulsha Tengra has been identified as threatened species byIUCN because the catch of this indigenous fish from open water bodies is being dwindledgradually. All this happend due to increased fishing pressure to meet up thehigh market demand. Over exploitation, habitat destruction and ecologicalchanges are also the causes of their low catch from inland water bodies aswell. Therefore, aquaculture of Gulsha Tengra in pond should be practicedscientifically in order to protect and conserve this species. Anand KrishiKhamar has initiated its breeding and started supplying good quality gulshatangra seed to all over India. It has a good market demand and wholesale rateis quite lucrative.