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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(2): 104-110
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.602.015


New Record of Indian Hill Trout Barilius bendelisis (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) from Kangsabati Reservoir, West Bengal, India
V.Kumar*, Lianthuamluaia, U.K. Sarkar, C.M. Roshith, D. Panda, K.M. Sandhya, S.Kumari, P. Mishal, B.K. Naskar, Y. Ali and G. Karnatak
ICAR-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute (CIFRI), Barrackpore, Kolkata-700120, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Exploration and characterization of germplasm resource is important for documentation of species. The present study reports new distribution record of Indian hill trout, Barilius bendelisis (Hamilton 1807) from Kangsabati Reservoir, West Bengal, India. Based on the past records and literature this is the first report of Barilius bendelisis a member of Cyprinidae family from the Kangsabati Reservoir, under Damodar basin, Ganga River system in West Bengal. The species is defined as a species of Barilius with dorsal profile is less convex than that of ventral; dorsal fin entirely inserted in advance of anal fin; lateral line complete with 40-42 scales and runs in the lower half of the body and predorsal scales 19; each scale with black spot and anal fin short with 8 branched rays. The paper also provides detailed diagnostic characters of the studied species.


Keywords: Barilius bendelisis, Cyprinidae, Kangsabati Reservoir, Ganga River system.
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Kumar, V., Lianthuamluaia, U.K. Sarkar, C.M. Roshith, D. Panda, K.M. Sandhya, S. Kumari, P. Mishal, A.R. Chowdhury and Karnatak, G. 2017. New Record of Indian Hill Trout Barilius bendelisis (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) from Kangsabati Reservoir, West Bengal, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(2): 104-110. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.602.015