Barilius barila

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Barilius barila
Barilius barila Fish Borali in Bengali.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Genus: Barilius
Species: B. barila
Binomial name
Barilius barila
(F. Hamilton, 1822)[2]

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". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 14 April 2017. 
  2. ^ a b Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Barilius barila" in FishBase. April 2006 version.