Sentence Examples


  • MAHSEER, or Mahaseer (Barbus mosal), a kind of barbel, abundant in the rivers of India, especially in pools of the upper and more rapid streams where they issue from the mountainous part of the country.
  • The most useful economically are several species of sturgeon and of herring, trout,barbel,chubb,bream, ray,sea-dace, carp, anchovy.
  • Angustatus occurs as a larva in Asellus aquaticus, as an adult in the perch, pike and barbel: E.
  • Barbel and yellow mudfish are found in the rivers.
  • Of the twenty-one species of freshwater fish, five are peculiar to the country, but none is of much economic value save the barbel and eel.