Category: Fishes | Resource | Threatened fishes

Gangetic scissortail rasbora, Rasbora rasbora (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) Subfamily: Rasborinae Genus: Rasbora Species: R. rasbora

Synonyms Cyprinus rasbora Hamilton, 1822 Leuciscus microcephalus Jerdon, 1849 Leuciscus presbyter Valenciennes, 1844 Leuciscus rasbora Hamilton, 1822 Leuciscus xanthogrammae Jerdon, 1849 Leuciscus xanthogramme Jerdon, 1849 Rasbora buchanani Bleeker, 1860

Common/local names English: Gangetic scissortail rasbora Bangladesh: Darkina (দারকিনা) and Leuzza darkina (ল্যাইজ্জা দারকিনা)

Distributions: Bangladesh, India (Gangetic …read more