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Founa in Sri Lanka

Cirrhinus cirrhosus

  Order Cypriniformes
  Family Cyprinidae
  Genus Cirrhinus
  Species C cirrhosus
  Binomial name Cirrhinus cirrhosus
  Local Name Mrigal
  Status not established
  Conservation status

The Mrigal carp (Cirrhinus cirrhosus or Cirrhinus mrigala) is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Cirrhinus. Native to the Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers of the Indian Subcontinent, it is extensively aquafarmed, with 463,520 t harvested in 2008.