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Putitor mahseer, Tor putitora (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Cyprinidae (Minnows and carps) Genus: Tor Species: T. putitora

Synonyms Barbus macrocephalus McClelland, 1839 Barbus mosal (Hamilton, 1822) Barbus putitora (Hamilton, 1822) Cyprinus mosal Hamilton, 1822 Cyprinus putitora Hamilton, 1822

Local names English: Putitor mahseer Bangladesh: Mohashol (মহাশোল), Mohaseer (মহাশীর) and Putitor mohaseer (পুটিটর মহাশীর) India: Pithia, Junga, Peetia, Jungapithia, Putitora, Khamahasur, Sahara, Turgia, Mohasol and Mohasir (Talwar …read more