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 Post subject: Identify this fish!
PostPosted: Fri Nov 24, 2006 4:48 pm 
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Hi folks

Could one of you identify this fish? It was caught in Nepal.

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Thanks
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 25, 2006 12:40 pm 
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Bump! [smilie=sadlook.gif] Somebody make a guess.


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 25, 2006 1:07 pm 
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Hi,

It looks like a mirgil. The coloration matches and to my knowledge is the only freshwater fish with a single pair of barbels.

Check Circumventing the Mahseer, Macdonald, pg 152.

Good fishing.

Don


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 25, 2006 2:24 pm 
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Thanks Don. Looks like it is the Mirgil.

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 27, 2006 11:34 am 
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That's a mrigal alright ! Should be about 1.5kgs to 2kgs..


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