Labeo angra (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)
English Name: Angra labeo Bengali Name: Kharsa (খরসা), Angrot (অ্যাংরট), Kharish (খরিস) IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Not threatened
Labeo bata (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)
Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Cyprinidae (carp and minnows) Genus: Labeo
Synonyms: Cyprinus rohita (Hamilton, 1822) and Labeo horai (Fowler, 1924)
Common names: Rui, Rohit, Rou, Nawla (Bangladesh); Rohu (Fishbase); Indian Major carp, Rohiti, Rau, Riu, …read more
Cyprinus rohita: Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822.
Labeo rohita: Day, 1878; Bhuiyan, 1964; Shaw and Shebbeare, 1937.
Labeo horai: Fowler, 1924.
Common name: Rohu (English name)
Bangla name: Rui, Rohit, Rou
Family: …read more
Labeo rohita (Hamilton) or Rohu or Rui is the natural inhabitant of river, streams, canals, beels of Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Nepal and Myanmar. But it is also found in lakes, ox-bow lakes, ponds, ditch and similar water bodies.
Mainly middle dweller carp species but normally it occupies the column-region of the aquatic ecosystem. Its food comprises crustaceans and insects larvae in early stages (Bhuiyan, …read more
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