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Species: Cirrhinus mrigal



Belong to Indian subcontinent. Bilaterally symmetrical and elongated body, blunt snout, wide transverse mouth full upper lip lower lip undifferentiated, couple of barbels on the face. top is deep gray, silver on the belly side, orange tinge on the fins. Prefer surface water in the water body.

Gujarathi - Mrigal / Morahkee / Nagari
Marathi - Mrigal / Mirya
Konkani - Mrigala
Kannada - Mrigal meenu
Malayalam - Mrigal / Mrigalam
Tamil - Mrigala
Telugu - Mosu / Ballamosa / Auju / Yerramosa
Oriya - Mirikali / Mirrgah
Bengali - Mrigal / Mrigala
Assamese - Mrigal / Mirrgahal
Bihari - Nainee / Mrigal / Mriga
Hindi - Mrigal / Mirki
Punjabi - Mrigal / Mori / Movakha

They have white flesh, many small bones visible in the meat. Good to remove dark meat at the midlateral section.


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