Genus: Barilius Hamilton
Body shallow to deep, laterally compressed. Barbels one or two pairs, or entirely absent. Lateral line complete or incomplete, or absent. Dorsal fin inserted behind pelvic fin origin, often extending over anal fin. Body silvery often with dark bluish spots or bars.
Synonyms: Cyprinus vagra Hamilton – Buchanan 1822; Barilius vagra pakistanicus Mirza and Sadiq, 1978; B. vagra vagra Hamilton, 1822; B. alburnus Gunther, 1868; B. bleekeri Day, 1872
Diagnosis: Dorsal fin rays 2/7, anal 2-3/10-12, pectoral 1/14-15. Body shallow, compressed laterally; barbels shorter than eye diameter; lateral line scales 38 – 44 with 10 to 14 bluish vertical bars on the body.
Common names: Vagra baril, fageta
Punatsangchhu: Changcheychhu (Tsirang), Koylatar (Dagana), Sunkosh river (Dagana)
Amochhu: Nyechhu (Chukha), Dorti khola (Chukha), Namchhu Chukha)
Altitude: 140 – 500 MASL
Conservation status: Least concern (IUCN)