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Cirrhinus mrigala is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Cirrhinus. It is found in northern India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal.[2][3][4] This species and the Mrigal carp (Cirrhinus cirrhosus) are both considered distinct.

Cirrhinus mrigala
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Subfamily: Labeoninae
Genus: Cirrhinus
C. mrigala
Binomial name
Cirrhinus mrigala
Hamilton, 1822
  • Cyprinus mrigal


  1. ^ Dahanukar, N. 2010. Cirrhinus mrigala. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T166146A6183216. Downloaded on 02 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Rising demand gives boost to fish farming". Retrieved 2019-09-27.
  3. ^ "FAO Fisheries & Aquaculture National Aquaculture Sector Overview (NASO)". Retrieved 2019-09-27.
  4. ^ Rainer Froese; Daniel Pauly, eds. (2017). "Cirrhinus mrigala Sauvage, 1878". Fishbase. Retrieved 16 October 2017.