Labeo calbasu   (Hamilton,  1822) (Fish)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Cypriniformes
Family:Cyprinidae

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Description
Size: 90.0 cm TL.

It has a small inferior mouth surrounded by fleshy lips. Dorsal soft rays (total): 16-16; anal soft rays: 8.

Remarks: very common




Synonym (s)
Catla calbasu (Hamilton, 1822)
(Senior synonym)
Cirrhine micropogon Valenciennes, 1832
(Junior synonym)
Cirrhinus belangeri (Valenciennes, 1842)
(Junior synonym)
Cyprinus calbasu Hamilton, 1822
(Senior synonym)
Cyprinus micropogon (Valenciennes, 1832)
(Junior synonym)
Labeo calbasu (Hamilton, 1822)
(Senior synonym)
Labeo nigrescens Day, 1870
(Junior synonym)
Labeo velatus Valenciennes, 1841
(Junior synonym)
Morulius calbasu (Hamilton, 1822)
(Senior synonym)
Rohita belangeri Valenciennes, 1842
(Junior synonym)
Rohita calbasu (Hamilton, 1822)
(Senior synonym)
Rohita reynauldi Valenciennes, 1842
(Junior synonym)

Common Name (s)
• Kaliara (Assamese )
• Kalisasu (Assamese)
• Mahlee (Assamese)
• Mali (Assamese)
• Karnataka labeo (English)
• Kalbasu (Bengali)
• Kalbose (Bengali)
• Kundu (Bengali)
• Mali (Bengali)
• Dai (Gujarati)
• Dhai (Hindi)
• Kalabenise (Hindi)
• Kalbons (Hindi)
• Karnaunehar (Hindi)
• Koraekolasa (Kannada)
• Karas Kolasa (Kannada)
• Karaekolasa (Kannada)
• Kurrimeenu (Kannada)
• Kurrimenu (Kannada)
• Macchilu (Kannada)
• Mulvel (Kannada)
• Kalanchi (Malayalam)
• Kartamin (Malayalam)
• Karuthameen (Malayalam)
• Ngathi (Manipuri)
• Kanas (Marathi)
• Kanoshi (Marathi)
• Kalabenise (Oriya)
• Dini (Punjabi)
• Kalbans (Punjabi)
• Karum chel (Tamil)
• Kaakkameen (Tamil)
• Karuppusel (Tamil)
• Kakkameen (Tamil)
• Karunchel (Tamil)
• Sel kendai (Tamil)
• Kaki Bonda (Telugu)
• Nalagundumenu (Telugu)
• Nallchitraya (Telugu)
• Orangefin labeo (English)
• konnachi
• Kauranchi
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Fisheries, aquaculture)
Cultured:  Yes

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal, Estuarine
Trophic Level:  Primary Consumer
Prey:  Diatoms, pants, blue green algae, filamentous algae,

Biogeography


• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA (Record: 1995)
• Karnataka INDIA
• West Bengal, Bangaon, Ichhamati River INDIA
• West Bengal (Lat: 21.45) (Long: 87.9) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at - http://www.fishbase.org
  • Rama Rao, KV (1995) Pisces Wetland ecosystem series 1: Fauna of Chilika lake ZSI, Calcutta 483-506 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Dr. Prajapati, RC. (2010) Biodiversity of Karnataka Government of Karnataka Available at - www.indiaenvironmentportal.org.in
  • Job, TJ; David, A; Das, KN (1955) Fish and fisheries of the Mahanadi in relation to the Hirakud dam Indian Journal of Fisheries The Editorial Committee, India Journal of Fisheries for the Minister of Food and Agriculture Government of India 2(1) 1-36 Available at - NIO,Goa
  • Das, SR and Nandi, NC (2004) Oxbow lake environment and management of Ichhamati river basin, West Bengal Journal of Environment and Sociobiology Social Environmental and Biological Association, Kolkata, India 1(1&2) 81-90 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Das, P; De, SP; Bhowmik, RM; Pandit, IK; Sengupta, R; Nandi, AC; Thakurta, SC and Saha, S (2007) Piscine diversity of West Bengal Fishing chimes 27(5) 15-28 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Sarkar, UK; Kapoor, D; Paul, SK; Pathar, Ak; Basheer, VS; Deepak, PK; Srivastava, SM and Tyagi, LK (2007) Fish Biodiversity in the water bodies of samaspur bird sanctuary Uttar Pradesh: towards developing a freshwater aquatic sanctuary Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 104(1) 51-54 Available at - NIO, Goa

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