Category: Fishes | Resource

Shacra baril, Barilius shacra (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Cyprinidae (Minnows and carps) Subfamily: Rasborinae (Danioninae) Genus: Barilius Species: B. shacra

Synonyms Barbus shacra (Hamilton, 1822) Cyprinus shacra Hamilton, 1822 Opsarius cirratus McClelland, 1839 Opsarius shacra (Hamilton, 1822)

Common/local names English: Shacra baril Bangladesh: Koksa (খোকসা), Patal koksa (পাটল খোকসা) and Saku koksa (সাকু খোকসা) India: Koksa (West Bengal) and Gurha (Punjab) (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

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