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Xenentodon cancila

Xenentodon cancila

Xenentodon cancila

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Synonyms:

Esox cancila Hamilton, 1822, Fishes of the Ganges. p. 213.

Belone cancila Day, 1878, Fishes of India. p.511.

Xenentodon cancila Shaw and Shebbeare, 1937, Fishes of Northern Bangal. p.108.

Xenentodon cancila Bhuiyan, 1964, Fishes of Dacca. p.86.

Common name: Freshwater garfish

Local name: Kakila, Kakla

Taxonomy position:

Phylum- Chordata

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Freshwater Gar: Xenentodon cancila (Hamilton, 1822)

Freshwater Gar: Xenentodon cancila

Freshwater Gar: Xenentodon cancila

Systematic position:

Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Beloniformes (Needle fishes) Family: Belonidae (Needle fishes) Genus: Xenentodon

Synonyms: Belone cancila (Hamilton, 1822), Belone graii (Sykes, 1839), Esox indica (McClelland, 1842), Esox hindostanicus (Falconer, 1868).

Common names: Gangturi, Kakia, Kakle, Kankhya, Kakhua (Bhuiyan, 1964), Kakila, …read more