Category: Fishes | Resource

River stone carp, Psilorhynchus sucatio (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Psilorhynchidae (Mountain carps) Genus: Psilorhynchus Species: P. sucatio

Synonyms Cyprinus sucatio Hamilton, 1822 Psilorhynchus sucatio damodarai David, 1953 Psilorhynchus sucatio nudithoracicus Tilak & Husain, 1980

Common/local names English: River stone carp and Sucatio minnow Bangladesh: Titari (তিতারি)

Distributions: Bangladesh and India (Eastern Himalaya, Ganga river system in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar) (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

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