Image of Labeo calbasu (Orangefin labeo). Labeo calbasu. Picture by or carps) > Labeoninae Etymology: Labeo: Latin, labeo = one who has large lips (Ref. Contributor(s): Molur, S. Justification: A widespread species with no known major widespread threats, Labeo calbasu is assessed as Least Concern. Labeo calbasu (HAMILTON, ). Orangefin Labeo. SynonymsTop ↑. Cyprinus calbasu Hamilton, ; Cirrhine micropogon Valenciennes, ; Rohita.
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Dorsal profile is more convex than of abdomen.
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No pores on snout. Eye situated a bit anterior from the half of the head Bhuiyan, Caudal peduncle is short. Lateral line well marked, scales moderate in size. There are 20 rows of scales before dorsal fin and 22 rows round the caudal peduncle Bhuiyan, Mouth is moderately wide and inferor.
Gill openings wide snd gill rakers are villiform, short and feeble Bhuiyan, Colour dark-black but the ventral part light dark. Ventral portion of the opercular region is white iris coppery. This fish attains a length of 90 cm Talwar and Jhingran, Longest specimen in collection from Barnai river is 30 cm. Generally it is a bottom feeder. It feeds on vegetable matter, crustaceans, insect larvae etc. It does inhabit rivers and tributaries. They are also seen in deep pools clear sluggish streams, creeks.
It can be reared in ponds and tanks Bhuiyan, and Rahman, This fish is in great demand in the market. It is a good sport on rod and line.
It also feeds on dead and decaying matter at the bottom; it acts as scavenger and improves the sanitation of the tank Bhuiyan, Public awareness builds up and stopped destructive fishing method for conservation of the species. Asiatic Society of Pakistan, Dacca. Fishes of India, being a natural history of fishes known to inhabit the seas and freshwaters of India, Burma and Ceylon.
N and Guha, B. Indian Journal of Medical Research, Calcutta. Red Book of Threatened Fishes of Bangladesh.
Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh. Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh Second edition. Inland Fishes of India and Adjacent Countries.
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Kalbasu: Labeo calbasu
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Enter your email address: Are you satisfied with this page? Kalbasu, Black rohu Local name: Kalibaus, Baus, Kalia Taxonomy position: Rahman, Description of the species: Visited 4, times, 9 visits today Have any fisheries relevant question? Delivered by FeedBurner Are you satisfied with this page?