Raiamas bola (Hamilton, 1822)

Genus: Raiamas Jordan
Body slender, elongated and laterally compressed; mouth wide, terminal in position and obliquely turned upwards. Dorsal fin inserted behind pelvic fin origin; barbels usually absent but if present, is a minute pair.

Synonyms: Cyprinus bola Hamilton, 1822; C.goha Hamilton–Buchanan: Chaudhuri, 1920; Barilius bola Day, 1878; B. (Opsarius) bola Hora, 1937; B. jalkapoorei Shrestha, 1980; Bola bola Hamilton, 1822; O. gracilis McClelland, 1839, O. megastomus McClelland, 1839.

Diagnosis: Dorsal fin rays 3/7-8, Anal 3/10, pectoral 1/12. Body slender, greatly compressed; Maxilla extending beyond posterior margin of the orbit. Body with many oblong spots.

Common names:      Trout barb, Indian trout


Amochhu: Torsa (Chukha)

Altitude: 195 MASL

Conservation status: Least concern (IUCN)