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Shacra baril, Barilius shacra (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Cyprinidae (Minnows and carps) Subfamily: Rasborinae (Danioninae) Genus: Barilius Species: B. shacra

Synonyms Barbus shacra (Hamilton, 1822) Cyprinus shacra Hamilton, 1822 Opsarius cirratus McClelland, 1839 Opsarius shacra (Hamilton, 1822)

Common/local names English: Shacra baril Bangladesh: Koksa (খোকসা), Patal koksa (পাটল খোকসা) and Saku koksa (সাকু খোকসা) India: Koksa (West Bengal) and Gurha (Punjab) (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

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Hamilton’s barila, Barilius bendelisis (Hamilton, 1807)

Hamilton’s barila: Barilius bendelisis

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Cyprinidae (Minnows and carps) Sub-family: Rasborinae (Danioninae) Genus: Barilius Species: B. bendelisis

Varieties: Two varieties are available in Bangladesh (Shafi and Quddus, 2001)- Barilius bendelisis var. cosca (খোকসা জয়া) Barilius bendelisis var. chedra (চেদ্রা জয়া)

Synonyms Barilius bendelisis bendelisis (Hamilton, 1807) Barilius bendelisis chedra (Hamilton, 1822) …read more

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Barna baril, Barilius barna (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Cyprinidae (Minnows and carps) Subfamily: Rasborinae (Danioninae) Genus: Barilius Species: B. barna

Common/local names English: Barna baril Bangladesh: Koksa (খোকসা), Bani Koksa (বানি খোকসা), Vola (ভোলা) and Khol (খোল) India: Balisunde, Ojola (Assam); Ghal (Tripura); Bhol, Ghol (West-Bengal); Darangni (Bihar) and Bahari (Orrisa) (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991)

Distributions: Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Myanmar (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

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Barred baril, Barilius barila (Hamilton, 1822)

Barred baril, Barilius barila

Barred baril, Barilius barila

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Cyprinidae (Minnows and carps) Subfamily: Rasborinae (Danioninae) Genus: Barilius Species: B. barila

Synonyms Barilius barila (Hamilton, 1822) Barilius barnoides Vinciguerra, 1890 Barilius shanensis Fowler, 1958 Cyprinus barila Hamilton, 1822 …read more