Putitor mahseer

The name Mahasher is commonly used in Urdu, Punjabi and Kashmiri languages in Pakistan for this fish and is said to be made up of two local words: Maha = big and sher = lion as it ascends in the hilly rivers and streams of Himalaya courageously.

The Putitor mahseer lives in the benthopelagic, potamodromous, freshwater, pH range: 7.4 - 7.9, usually 0 - 1 m environment.

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Common names

Barbeso in Portuguese (Português)
Barbi in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Barbo in Portuguese (Português)
Barbo indiano in Italian (Italiano)
Barbo indico in Spanish (español)
Briána in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Brzanka in Polish (polski)
Chadu in Hindi (हिन्दी)
Common Himalayan mahseer in English
Copper mahseer in English
Corchula in Hindi (हिन्दी)
Gold mahseer in English
Golden mahseer in English
Gulfenad mahseer in Swedish (Svenska)
Gylden mahseer in Danish (dansk)
Himalaya mahseer in Danish (dansk)
Himalayan salmon in English
Jongapithia in Assamese (অসমীয়া)
Junga in Assamese (অসমীয়া)
Jungapithia in Assamese (অসমীয়া)
Khalat in Khasi
Khamahasur in Bengali (বাংলা)
Mahaseer in Nepali (नेपाली)
Mahasir in Hindi (हिन्दी)
Mahasir in Kashmiri (कश्मीरी)
Mahasir in Punjabi
Mahasol in Bengali (বাংলা)
Mahseer in Dutch (Nederlands)
Mahseer in English
Mahseer in French (français)
Mahseer in German (Deutsch)
Mahseer in Hindi (हिन्दी)
Mahseer in Norwegian (Norsk)
Mahseer in Swedish (Svenska)
Mahsir in Hindi (हिन्दी)
Mahsir in Kashmiri (कश्मीरी)
Mahsir in Punjabi
Mahsír obrí in Czech (česky)
Márna in Hungaria
Mohashol in Bengali (বাংলা)
Mosal mahseer in English
Mreana in Rumanian
Parma nepalska in Czech (česky)
Peetia in Assamese (অসমীয়া)
Pithia in Assamese (অসমীয়া)
Potamolávrako in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Putitor in Bengali (বাংলা)
Putitor mahseer in Bengali (বাংলা)
Putitor mahseer in English
Putitor mohashol in Bengali (বাংলা)
Putitora in Marathi (मराठी)
Putitora mahseer in English
Riesen barbe in German (Deutsch)
Sahar in Nepali (नेपाली)
Sahara in Bengali (বাংলা)
Skeggi in Icelandic (Íslenska)
Turyia in Bengali (বাংলা)
Usach-tor in Russian (русский язык)
Veleparma himálajská in Czech (česky)
Yellowfin mahseer in English
कोरचुला in Hindi (हिन्दी)
चादु in Hindi (हिन्दी)
मसीर in Hindi (हिन्दी)
सहर in Nepali (नेपाली)
মহাশুল in Bengali (বাংলা)
黃鰭結魚 in Mandarin Chinese
黄鳍结鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Tor
Species : Tor putitora
Authority : Hamilton, 1822