Species Details

@Khan,Mohammad Moazzam (www.fishbase.se)

Kalbasu Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Labeo calbasu
Family : Cyprinidae
Order : Cypriniformes
Class : Actinopterygii
Phylum : Chordata
Other Name : Orangefin labeo,Black rohu
Habitat : Rivers,Beels
Description : Kalbasu is an elongated bodied fish with two pairs of barbels.Lips are thick and fringed.Body is black to grey above but lighter below.Some scales have black marks and scales on the middle of sides have a red spot.Ventral side of head is yellowish.Caudal fin is forked.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by: Shahtaj Islam Sakaal, Department of Zoology,Universityof Dhaka; Information sources: www.fishbase.in, Encyclopedia of flora and fauna of Bangladesh(volume 23).photo credit and copyright:Khan,Mohammad Moazzam([email protected]),www.fishbase.se. more information please contact with us.