Barna baril

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Barna baril
Barilius barna.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Subfamily: Danioninae
Genus: Opsarius
Species: O. barna
Binomial name
Opsarius barna
Synonyms
  • Cyprinus barna Hamilton, 1822
  • Barilius barna (Hamilton, 1822)
  • Leuciscus barna (Hamilton, 1822)
  • Opsarius acanthopterus McClelland, 1839
  • Leuciscus acanthopterus (McClelland, 1839)
  • Opsarius fasciatus McClelland, 1839
  • Opsarius latipinnatus McClelland, 1839
  • Barilius papillatus Day, 1869
  • Barilius jayarami Barman, 1985

The Barna baril (Opsarius barna) is a fish in genus Opsarius of the family Cyprinidae. It is found in India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Myanmar.

Barilius barna Mintern 148.jpg

Description[edit]

This species can grow to around 15 cm and inhabits clear gravelly hill streams.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dahanukar, N. (2011). "Barilius barna". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2011: e.T166501A6223034. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2011-1.RLTS.T166501A6223034.en. Retrieved 13 January 2018.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Opsarius barna" in FishBase. April 2006 version.