Species Details

@Hossain, Mostafa A. R. (www.fishbase.de)

River Stone Carp Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Psilorhynchus sucatio
Family : Psilorhynchidae
Order : Cypriniformes
Class : Actinopterygii
Phylum : Chordata
Other Name : River Stone Carp, Sucatio Minnow
Habitat : Pools,run areas of mountain streams
Description : River Stone Carp has elongated and flattened body with depressed anterior and compressed posterior.Head extremely depressed and inferior small mouth is evident in them.They appear as light brown with irregular blotches and barbels are absent.They have a forked caudal fin.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by: Seam Ferdous Emon, Department of Zoology,Universityof Dhaka; Information sources: www.fishbase.in, Encyclopedia of flora and fauna of Bangladesh(volume 23).photo credit and copyright: Hossain, Mostafa A. R.( [email protected]).www.fishbase.de. more information please contact with us.