Golden Mahaseer/Sahar

Catalogue Type
Livestock, Poultry and Fish Breeds Catalogue
Scientific Name
Tor putitora
Distinguishing Characters
Body elongated and somewhat compressed.
Mouth small and upper jaw slightly longer than lower jaw.
Mouth devoid of any jaws.
Lips thick and fleshy.
Barbels two pairs.
Last unbranched ray of dorsal fin is comparatively strong and smooth.
Pelvic fin contains scaly appendage.
Caudal fin deeply forked.
Body color on sides is greenish silvery and belly silvery to white.
Scale golden with dark base and formed of minute dark spots.
Anal, pelvic and pectoral reddish yellow in color.

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