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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