Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Cyprinidae (Minnows and carps) Genus: Amblypharyngodon Species: A. microlepis
Synonyms Leuciscus microlepis Bleeker, 1854 Leuciscus pellucidus McClelland, 1839
Common/local names English: Indian carplet Bangladesh: Mola (মলা) India: Mola, Dhawai, Makhni and Oori.
Distribution: Bangladesh (Rahman, 1989) and India (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).
Conservation status: Not threatened in Bangladesh (IUCN Bangladesh, 2000).
Morphology: Body elongate and compressed, abdomen rounded. …read more
A survey has been carried out in order to explore the existing fish fauna of the river Padma near Rajshahi. One species of Chondrichthyes and 72 species of Osteichthyes of fishes were recorded. Details are given in Fish and Other Fisheries Items of the river Padma Near Rajshahi of Bangladesh.
The photograph, taxonomic position, Scientific name, Local name, Availability, reproduction and breeding season of the recorded species are presented …read more
Mola carplet: Amblypharyngodon mola
Cyprinus mola Hamilton, 1822
Amblypharyngodon mola Day, 1878
Amblypharyngodon mola Shaw and Shebbeare, 1937
Amblypharyngodon mola. Bhuiyan, 1964
Amblypharyngodon mola. Qureshi, 1965
Common name: Mola carplet, Pale carplet
Local name: Mola, Moua, Moah