Chagunius chagunio (Hamilton, 1822

Genus: Chagunius Smith

Body elongated, moderately compressed, abdomen rounded. Mouth narrow and sub-terminal, lips fleshy; post labial groove incomplete, no demarcation between lower lip and jaw. Barbels two pairs, dorsal fin with 13 rays, last simple ray osseous and serrated.

Synonyms: Cyprinus chagunio Haminton, 1822; Barbus chagunio Day, 1878; B. spilopholus McClelland: Chaudhuri, 1913; B. (Chagunius) chagunio Hora and Gupta, 1940; B. beavani Gunther, 1868; Puntius chagunio (Hamilton), 1822; Rohita chagunio Hamilton, 1822
Diagnosis: Dorsal fin rays 5/8, anal 3/5, pectoral 1/15. Body elongated, its depth slightly more than head length. Barbels two pairs; dorsal spine strong and serrated, scales small 44 -47 on lateral line. Tubercles on snout and cheeks

Common names: Chaguni, minor carp, Thed

Amochhu: Torsa river (Chukha)

Altitude: 200 MASL

Conservation status: Least concern (IUCN)