Barilius barila

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Barilius barila
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Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Genus: Barilius
B. barila
Binomial name
Barilius barila

Barilius barila (Bengali: বারালি) is a tropical fish in genus Barilius of the family Cyprinidae. It is commercially very important due to its superior taste. It is found in the Asian countries of India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Myanmar.[2] Normally found in clear streams in the foothills. Its maximum length is 10 cm.


  1. ^ Vishwanath, W. (2010). "Barilius barila". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2010: e.T166495A6221188. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-4.RLTS.T166495A6221188.en. Retrieved 13 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b Froese, Rainer; Pauly, Daniel (eds.) (2006). "Barilius barila" in FishBase. April 2006 version.