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Indian Carplet, Amblypharyngodon microlepis (Bleeker, 1854)

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

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Fishes of the river Padma near Rajshahi, Bangladesh: Part-2

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

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Mola carplet: Amblypharyngodon mola

Mola carplet: Amblypharyngodon mola

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

Taxonomy position:

Phylum- Chordata



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