Species Details

@Bakalial,Bikramaditya (www.fishbase.se)

Labeo nandina

Nandi Labeo Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Labeo nandina
Family : Cyprinidae
Order : Cypriniformes
Class : Actinopterygii
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Rivers,Beels
Description : Nandi labeo is an elongated bodied fish with 2 pairs of barbels.Lips are thick and fringed while snout is projecting beyond mouth.Body is dark greenish on back,lighter below.Few diffused spots are present on the sides.Scales have a reddish or orange-red centre.
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:Bakalial,Bikramaditya([email protected]),www.fishbase.se. more information please contact with us.