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Murius vacha, Eutropiichthys murius (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Siluriformes (Catfishes) Family: Schilbeidae (Schilbid catfishes) Genus: Eutropiichthys Species: E. murius

Synonyms Clupisoma murius (Hamilton, 1822) Eutropius murius (Hamilton, 1822) Pimelodus murius Hamilton, 1822 Pseudeutropius murius (Hamilton, 1822) Pseudeutropius murius batarensis Shrestha, 1980

Common/local names English: Murius vacha and Indus garua Bangladesh: Muri bacha (মুরি বাচা) and Motash (মোটাশ) India: Motusi and Muribache (West Bengal); Golmuhi and Butchua (Bihar); Dhungi (Punjab) …read more