List of Freshwater Fishes for India

Number of freshwater fish species: 801 The tables below were generated from Fishbase.org - A project to provide indexing and links for all known species as the baseline dataset for studies of global biodiversity. All links below take you to pages on the fishbase.org site.
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Order Family Species Status FB name Name
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Aborichthys elongatus endemic   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Aborichthys garoensis endemic   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Aborichthys kempi native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Acanthocobitis botia native Mottled loach Gadera 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Acanthocobitis rubidipinnis native  Murangi 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Acanthocobitis zonalternans native   
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Acantopsis choirorhynchos native Horseface loach Banana fish 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Acantopsis multistigmatus native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Acentrogobius bontii native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Acentrogobius griseus endemic Grey goby Phursandi 
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Ailia coila native Gangetic ailia पतंगा 
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Ailiichthys punctata native Jamuna ailia Jamuna ailia 
Siluriformes Akysidae Akysis manipurensis native   
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis ambassis native Commerson's glassy काचकी 
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis buton native Buton glassy perchlet Buton glassy perchlet 
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis dussumieri native Malabar glassy perchlet അറിഞ്ഞില് 
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis gymnocephalus native Bald glassy നന്ദന് 
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis interrupta native Long-spined glass perchlet Interrupta glassy perchlet 
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis miops native Flag-tailed glass perchlet Myops glassy perchlet 
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis nalua native Scalloped perchlet അറിഞ്ഞില് 
Perciformes Ambassidae Ambassis urotaenia native Banded-tail glassy perchlet Banded-tail glassy perchlet 
Siluriformes Amblycipitidae Amblyceps apangi native   
Siluriformes Amblycipitidae Amblyceps arunchalensis native   
Siluriformes Amblycipitidae Amblyceps laticeps native   
Siluriformes Amblycipitidae Amblyceps mangois native Indian torrent catfish Chikka 
Siluriformes Amblycipitidae Amblyceps tenuispinis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Amblypharyngodon atkinsonii native Burmese carplet Burmese carplet 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Amblypharyngodon melettinus native Attentive carplet ஊலர்ஸ் 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Amblypharyngodon microlepis native Indian carplet ஊரி 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Amblypharyngodon mola native Mola carplet Enapu 
Perciformes Gobiidae Amoya madraspatensis native   
Perciformes Anabantidae Anabas cobojius native Gangetic koi Gangetic koi 
Perciformes Anabantidae Anabas testudineus native Climbing perch കരിപിടി 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla bengalensis bengalensis native Indian mottled eel रज बाम 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla bicolor bicolor native Indonesian shortfin eel விலாங்கு 
Cyprinodontiformes Aplocheilidae Aplocheilus blockii native Green panchax பச்‍சைக் முண்டக்‍கண்ணி 
Cyprinodontiformes Aplocheilidae Aplocheilus dayi questionable Ceylon killifish Day's panchax 
Cyprinodontiformes Aplocheilidae Aplocheilus kirchmayeri endemic   
Cyprinodontiformes Aplocheilidae Aplocheilus lineatus native Striped panchax വരയന് പൂഞ്ഞാന് 
Cyprinodontiformes Aplocheilidae Aplocheilus panchax native Blue panchax ितकुली 
Cyprinodontiformes Aplocheilidae Aplocheilus parvus native Dwarf panchax  
Perciformes Gobiidae Apocryptes bato native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Apocryptodon madurensis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Aristichthys nobilis introduced Bighead carp Belli-gende 
Siluriformes Ariidae Arius gagorides native   
Siluriformes Ariidae Arius subrostratus native Shovelnose sea catfish തേയ്ടൂ 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Aspidoparia jaya native Jaya Jaya 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Aspidoparia morar native  Aspidoparia 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Aspidoparia ukhrulensis native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Awaous grammepomus native Scribbled goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Awaous guamensis native  Scribbled goby 
Perciformes Gobiidae Awaous melanocephalus native Largesnout goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Awaous ocellaris native   
Perciformes Badidae Badis assamensis native   
Perciformes Badidae Badis badis native Badis Khen ngoi 
Perciformes Badidae Badis blosyrus native   
Perciformes Badidae Badis kanabos native   
Perciformes Badidae Badis tuivaiei native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Bagarius bagarius native Dwarf goonch खीरद 
Siluriformes Sisoridae Bagarius yarrelli native Goonch Kurudi 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Balitora brucei native Gray's stone loach Nau-matchee 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Balitora mysorensis endemic Slender stone loach Kalla 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Bangana almorae native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Bangana diplostoma native  Murree labeo 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbodes bovanicus endemic Bowany barb Bovani 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbodes carnaticus endemic Carnatic carp பூரி 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbodes wynaadensis endemic  வையநாடன் குயில் 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barbonymus gonionotus introduced Java barb Tawes 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barilius bakeri endemic  Malabar baril 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barilius barila native  Barred baril 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barilius barna native  Barna baril 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barilius bendelisis native  Hamilton's barila 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barilius canarensis endemic  Jerdon's baril 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barilius chatricensis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barilius dimorphicus endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barilius dogarsinghi endemic  Manipur baril 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barilius evezardi endemic  Day's baril 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barilius gatensis endemic  River-carp baril 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barilius lairokensis native  Ngawa 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barilius modestus native  Indus baril 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barilius nelsoni native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barilius ngawa native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barilius radiolatus endemic  Günther's baril 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barilius shacra native  Shacra baril 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barilius tileo native  Tileo baril 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Barilius vagra native  Vagra baril 
Siluriformes Bagridae Batasio batasio native  Tista batasio 
Siluriformes Bagridae Batasio fasciolatus native   
Siluriformes Bagridae Batasio merianiensis native   
Siluriformes Bagridae Batasio niger native   
Siluriformes Bagridae Batasio sharavatiensis native   
Siluriformes Bagridae Batasio spilurus native   
Siluriformes Bagridae Batasio tengana native  Assamese batasio 
Siluriformes Bagridae Batasio travancoria endemic  Malabar batasio 
Perciformes Gobiidae Bathygobius ostreicola endemic   
Perciformes Osphronemidae Belontia signata questionable Ceylonese combtail  
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Bhavania arunachalensis native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Bhavania australis endemic Western Ghat loach കല് വേലി 
Perciformes Gobiidae Boleophthalmus boddarti native Boddart's goggle-eyed goby  
Perciformes Gobiidae Boleophthalmus dussumieri native  Mud skipper 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Botia almorhae native Almorha loach Jabo 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Botia birdi native Birdi loach Rama gurun 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Botia dario native Bengal loach Botuk mach 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Botia dayi native Hora loach Hora loach 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Botia histrionica native  Burmese loach 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Botia lohachata native Reticulate loach Bagha 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Botia macrolineata native   
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Botia rostrata native Gangetic loach Botia 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Botia striata endemic Zebra loach Handi 
Pleuronectiformes Soleidae Brachirus orientalis native Oriental sole പുള്ളി മാന്തള് 
Perciformes Gobiidae Brachyamblyopus brachysoma native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Brachygobius nunus native  Bumblebee goby 
Perciformes Eleotridae Butis amboinensis native Olive flathead-gudgeon  
Perciformes Eleotridae Butis gymnopomus native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Caragobius urolepis native Scaleless worm goby Sumatra eelgoby 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius auratus auratus introduced Goldfish  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Carassius carassius introduced Crucian carp Gang gad 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus leucas native Bull shark Bullshark 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus melanopterus native Blacktip reef shark రన్ సొర్రా      
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Carinotetraodon imitator endemic  പൊത്തല് 
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Carinotetraodon travancoricus endemic Malabar pufferfish കുട്ടന് 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Catla catla native Catla Bhakur 
Siluriformes Chacidae Chaca chaca native Squarehead catfish पोवा 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chagunius chagunio native Chaguni पथरचाटी 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chagunius nicholsi native   
Perciformes Ambassidae Chanda nama native Elongate glass-perchlet காக்காச்‍சி 
Siluriformes Bagridae Chandramara chandramara native  Asian cory 
Perciformes Channidae Channa amphibeus native Borna snakehead Borna snakehead 
Perciformes Channidae Channa barca native Barca snakehead Barca snakehead 
Perciformes Channidae Channa bleheri native   
Perciformes Channidae Channa diplogramma native   
Perciformes Channidae Channa gachua native  Bothua 
Perciformes Channidae Channa marulius native Great snakehead सोल 
Perciformes Channidae Channa micropeltes misidentification Giant snakehead വാക വരാല് 
Perciformes Channidae Channa orientalis native Walking snakehead மணியன் கொரவை 
Perciformes Channidae Channa punctata native Spotted snakehead பர கொரவை 
Perciformes Channidae Channa stewartii native Assamese snakehead Sengalee 
Perciformes Channidae Channa striata native Snakehead murrel सोरा 
Gonorynchiformes Chanidae Chanos chanos native Milkfish துலு 
Synbranchiformes Chaudhuriidae Chaudhuria caudata questionable Burmese spineless eel  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chela cachius native  Silver hatchet chela 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chela dadiburjori endemic Dadio മത്തിപ്പരല് 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chela fasciata endemic  Malabar hatchet chela 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Chela laubuca native Indian glass barb മത്തിപ്പരല് 
Osteoglossiformes Notopteridae Chitala chitala native Clown knifefish ਪਰੀ 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cirrhinus cirrhosus native Mrigal Nain 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cirrhinus fulungee endemic Deccan white carp Arja 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cirrhinus macrops endemic Hora white carp Hora white carp 
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias batrachus native Walking catfish ਫਲ਼ੀ 
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias dayi endemic  Malabar clariid 
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias dussumieri endemic  Valenciennes clariid 
Siluriformes Clariidae Clarias gariepinus introduced North African catfish ആഫ്റിക്കന് മുഷി 
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Clupisoma bastari endemic  Bastar garua 
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Clupisoma garua native Garua Bachcha Ghaura 
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Clupisoma montana native  Kocha garua 
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Clupisoma prateri questionable  Burmese garua 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Coilia dussumieri native Goldspotted grenadier anchovy தோகை மீன் 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Coilia reynaldi native Reynald's grenadier anchovy தோகை மீன் 
Perciformes Osphronemidae Colisa fasciata native Banded gourami பொன்னுன்டி 
Perciformes Osphronemidae Colisa lalia native Dwarf gourami Gowra 
Siluriformes Erethistidae Conta conta native Conta catfish Conta catfish 
Siluriformes Erethistidae Conta pectinata native   
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Corica laciniata native Bangkok river sprat  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Corica soborna native Ganges river sprat Cutwaal-alise 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Crossocheilus burmanicus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Crossocheilus diplochilus native  Kashmir latia 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Crossocheilus latius native  Gangetic latia 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Crossocheilus periyarensis endemic  കരിംപാച്ചി 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Ctenopharyngodon idella introduced Grass carp Hullu 
Perciformes Osphronemidae Ctenops nobilis native Frail gourami Indian paradisefish 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinion semiplotum native Assamese kingfish Rajah-mas 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpio carpio introduced Common carp സൈപ്റന് 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus cocsa native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Danio dangila native  Dangila danio 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Danio rerio native Zebra danio Anju 
Perciformes Badidae Dario dario native   
Perciformes Datnioididae Datnioides polota native  Four-barred tigerfish 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Dayella malabarica endemic Day's round herring Nil 
Beloniformes Hemiramphidae Dermogenys pusilla native Wrestling halfbeak Freshwater halfbeak 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Devario acuticephala endemic  Manipur danio 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Devario aequipinnatus native Giant danio சேலைப் பறவை 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Devario assamensis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Devario devario native Sind danio Bidrelga 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Devario fraseri endemic  Fraser danio 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Devario horai native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Devario malabaricus native Malabar danio ഒഴുക്കിലട്ടി 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Devario manipurensis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Devario naganensis endemic  Naga danio 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Devario neilgherriensis endemic  Peninsular danio 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Devario regina native  Fowler's danio 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Devario yuensis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Diptychus maculatus native Scaly osman Tibetan snowtrout 
Perciformes Gobiidae Drombus globiceps native  Bighead goby 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Ehirava fluviatilis native Malabar sprat Malabar sprat 
Elopiformes Elopidae Elops machnata native Tenpounder വളളി പൂമീന് 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Enobarbus maculatus endemic Whitley loach Whitley loach 
Siluriformes Erethistidae Erethistes hara native  Kosi hara 
Siluriformes Erethistidae Erethistes horai endemic  Terai hara 
Siluriformes Erethistidae Erethistes jerdoni native  Sylhet hara 
Siluriformes Erethistidae Erethistes pusillus native   
Siluriformes Erethistidae Erethistes serratus native   
Siluriformes Erethistidae Erethistoides infuscatus native   
Siluriformes Erethistidae Erethistoides montana endemic   
Siluriformes Erethistidae Erethistoides pipri endemic   
Siluriformes Erethistidae Erethistoides sicula native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Esomus barbatus endemic South Indian flying barb மீசைப் பறவை 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Esomus danricus native Flying barb மீசைப் பறவை 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Esomus lineatus native Striped flying barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Esomus malabaricus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Esomus manipurensis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Esomus thermoicos native  മീശ പ്പറവ 
Perciformes Cichlidae Etroplus canarensis endemic Canara pearlspot Elimeenu 
Perciformes Cichlidae Etroplus maculatus native Orange chromide புரடி 
Perciformes Cichlidae Etroplus suratensis native Green chromide சீதக் கென்டை 
Siluriformes Sisoridae Euchiloglanis davidi native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Eugnathogobius oligactis native   
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Eutropiichthys goongwaree endemic  Goongwaree vacha 
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Eutropiichthys murius native  Murius vacha 
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Eutropiichthys vacha native  Batchwa vacha 
Siluriformes Sisoridae Exostoma barakensis native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Exostoma labiatum native Burmese bat catfish Herpak bellap 
Siluriformes Sisoridae Exostoma vinciguerrae native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Favonigobius reichei native Indo-Pacific tropical sand goby Tropical sand goby 
Siluriformes Sisoridae Gagata cenia native  Indian gagata 
Siluriformes Sisoridae Gagata gagata native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Gagata itchkeea native  Deccan nangra 
Siluriformes Sisoridae Gagata sexualis endemic   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Gagata youssoufi native   
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Gambusia affinis introduced Mosquitofish Gambusia 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Gambusia holbrooki introduced Eastern mosquitofish  
Synbranchiformes Chaudhuriidae Garo khajuriai endemic Garo spineless eel Garo spineless eel 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra annandalei native  Annandale garra 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra bicornuta endemic  Tunga garra 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra compressus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra elongata native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra gotyla gotyla native Sucker head Gadhera 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra gotyla stenorhynchus endemic  Nilgiris garra 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra hughi endemic  Cardamon garra 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra kalakadensis endemic  கல் கொரவை 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra kempi native  Kemp garra 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra lamta native  Lamta garra 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra lissorhynchus endemic  Khasi garra 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra litanensis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra manipurensis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra mcclellandi endemic  Cauvery garra 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra menoni endemic  കല്ലുന്തി 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra mullya native  Mullya garra 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra naganensis endemic  Naga garra 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra nambulica native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra nasuta native  Khasi garra 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra notata native  Tenasserim garra 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra paralissorhynchus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra periyarensis native  കല്ലുനക്കി 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra rupecula endemic  Mishmi garra 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Garra surendranathanii native  കല്ലുനക്കി 
Perciformes Gobiidae Glossogobius giuris native Tank goby உலுவை 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Glyphis gangeticus native Ganges shark Magar sora 
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptosternon maculatum native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptosternon reticulatum native Turkestan catfish Nayid 
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax alaknandi native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax annandalei native  Patharchatta 
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax botius native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax brevipinnis native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax cavia native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax chindwinica native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax conirostris native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax davissinghi native  പാറയൊട്ടി 
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax dorsalis native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax garhwali endemic   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax gracilis native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax granulus native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax housei endemic  പാറയൊട്ടി 
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax indicus native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax kashmirensis native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax kudremukhensis native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax lonah endemic  പാറയൊട്ടി 
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax madraspatanum native  പാറയൊട്ടി 
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax manipurensis native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax minutus native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax nelsoni endemic   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax ngapang native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax pectinopterus native River cat Nayid 
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax platypogonides questionable   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax poonaensis endemic  Pathar chata 
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax saisii endemic   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax sinensis native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax stolickae native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax striatus endemic   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax sykesi native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax telchitta native  तीलिचटा 
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax trewavasae endemic  പാറയൊട്ടി 
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax trilineatus native Three-lined catfish  
Siluriformes Sisoridae Glyptothorax ventrolineatus native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Gobiopterus chuno native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Gogangra viridescens native  Huddah nangra 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Gonialosa manmina native Ganges river gizzard shad Koroti 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Gudusia chapra native Indian river shad सुया 
Anguilliformes Muraenidae Gymnothorax tile native  Freshwater moray 
Siluriformes Bagridae Hemibagrus maydelli endemic  Krishna mystus 
Siluriformes Bagridae Hemibagrus menoda native Menoda catfish Menoda catfish 
Siluriformes Bagridae Hemibagrus microphthalmus native  Irrawaddy mystus 
Siluriformes Bagridae Hemibagrus punctatus endemic  Nilgiri mystus 
Perciformes Gobiidae Hemigobius hoevenii questionable   
Siluriformes Heteropneustidae Heteropneustes fossilis native Stinging catfish ਨੂਰੀ 
Siluriformes Heteropneustidae Heteropneustes longipectoralis native   
Siluriformes Heteropneustidae Heteropneustes microps native  தேளீ 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Hilsa kelee native Kelee shad சூடை 
Rajiformes Dasyatidae Himantura bleekeri native Bleeker's whipray पकात 
Rajiformes Dasyatidae Himantura chaophraya questionable Freshwater whipray  
Rajiformes Dasyatidae Himantura fluviatilis native Ganges stingray Gangetic stingray 
Rajiformes Dasyatidae Himantura gerrardi native Sharpnose stingray  
Rajiformes Dasyatidae Himantura imbricata native Scaly whipray पकात 
Rajiformes Dasyatidae Himantura uarnak native Honeycomb stingray పులి టెంకీ  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Hippichthys heptagonus native Belly pipefish  
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Hippichthys penicillus native Beady pipefish കോലാന് 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Hippocampus fuscus questionable Sea pony Chilka seahorse 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Homaloptera manipurensis endemic   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Homaloptera menoni endemic  കല് വേലി 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Homaloptera montana endemic Anamalai loach കല് വേലി 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Homaloptera pillaii endemic  കല് വേലി 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Homaloptera santhamparaiensis native   
Siluriformes Bagridae Horabagrus brachysoma endemic G√ľnther's catfish മഞ്ഞേട്ട 
Siluriformes Bagridae Horabagrus nigricollaris endemic  മഞ്ഞക്കൂരി 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Horadandia atukorali native  പൊടിമീന് 
Siluriformes Clariidae Horaglanis alikunhii native   
Siluriformes Clariidae Horaglanis krishnai endemic Indian blind catfish കുരുടന് മുഷി 
Beloniformes Adrianichthyidae Horaichthys setnai endemic Malabar ricefish അണു 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Horalabiosa arunachalami native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Horalabiosa joshuai native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Horalabiosa palaniensis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hypophthalmichthys molitrix introduced Silver carp Belli-gende 
Beloniformes Hemiramphidae Hyporhamphus limbatus native Congaturi halfbeak तोळी 
Beloniformes Hemiramphidae Hyporhamphus xanthopterus endemic Red-tipped halfbeak കോലാന് 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hypselobarbus curmuca endemic Curmuca barb കൂരല് 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hypselobarbus dobsoni endemic Krishna carp തൊളു 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hypselobarbus dubius endemic Nilgiris barb கோழி மீன் 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hypselobarbus jerdoni endemic Jerdon's carp തൊളു 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hypselobarbus kolus endemic Kolus കാടി മീന് 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hypselobarbus kurali endemic  குரலி 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hypselobarbus lithopidos endemic Canara barb Canara barb 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hypselobarbus micropogon endemic Korhi barb கோட்டிக் கென்டை 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hypselobarbus periyarensis native  കരിയാന് 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hypselobarbus pulchellus endemic  Chameen 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hypselobarbus thomassi endemic Red Canarese barb Thomassi 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Ichthyocampus carce native  Freshwater pipefish 
Clupeiformes Pristigasteridae Ilisha megaloptera native Bigeye ilisha कटी 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Indoreonectes evezardi endemic  കൊയ്ത 
Perciformes Gobiidae Istigobius diadema native   
Perciformes Sciaenidae Johnius gangeticus endemic  Gangetic bola 
Siluriformes Ariidae Ketengus typus native Bigmouth sea catfish  
Perciformes Kuhliidae Kuhlia mugil native Barred flagtail Kattaphuli 
Perciformes Kuhliidae Kuhlia rupestris native Rock flagtail பஸ்வா 
Perciformes Kurtidae Kurtus indicus native Indian hump head Indian humphead 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo angra native  Angra labeo 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo ariza native Reba रीवा 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo bata native Bata கென்‍டை மீன் 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo boga native  Boga labeo 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo boggut native Boggut labeo Gubali 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo caeruleus questionable  Sind labeo 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo calbasu native Orange-fin labeo கருஞ் செல் 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo dussumieri native  Thooli 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo dyocheilus native  Boalla 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo fimbriatus native Fringed-lipped peninsula carp Selkendai 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo gonius native Kuria labeo Khursa 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo kawrus endemic  Deccan labeo 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo kontius endemic Pigmouth carp പന്നിവായ് കെണ്ട 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo microphthalmus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo nandina native  Nandani 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo pangusia native  Pangusia labeo 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo porcellus native  Bombay labeo 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo potail endemic  Deccan labeo 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo rajasthanicus endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo rohita native Rohu Rohu 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Labeo udaipurensis endemic   
Perciformes Leiognathidae Leiognathus dussumieri native Dussumier's ponyfish வரி காரை 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Lepidocephalichthys annandalei native Annandale loach Gutum 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Lepidocephalichthys arunachalensis native   
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Lepidocephalichthys berdmorei native Burmese loach Ngakrijou 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Lepidocephalichthys guntea native Guntea loach नकाता 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Lepidocephalichthys irrorata native Loktak loach Nganap macha 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Lepidocephalichthys manipurensis native Yu loach Ngakrijou macha 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Lepidocephalichthys menoni native  Tilak loach 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Lepidocephalus coromandelensis native   
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Lepidocephalus thermalis native Common spiny loach ഐലോരി 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Lepidopygopsis typus endemic Peninsular hilltrout ബ്റാഹ്മണ കെണ്ട 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza macrolepis native Largescale mullet மடவை 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Liza tade native Tade mullet மடவை 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Longischistura bhimachari endemic  Murangi 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Longischistura striata endemic  Chikli 
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Macrognathus aculeatus native Lesser spiny eel  
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Macrognathus aral native One-stripe spinyeel ആരല് 
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Macrognathus caudiocellatus questionable   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Macrognathus guentheri endemic Malabar spinyeel ആരല് 
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Macrognathus malabaricus native   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Macrognathus morehensis native   
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Macrognathus pancalus native Barred spiny eel ஆரால் 
Synbranchiformes Mastacembelidae Mastacembelus armatus native Zig-zag eel Baam 
Elopiformes Megalopidae Megalops cyprinoides native Indo-Pacific tarpon കൂഞ 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Megarasbora elanga native Bengala barb Elanga 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Mesonoemacheilus guentheri endemic  കൊയ്ത 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Mesonoemacheilus herrei native  കൊയ്ത 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Mesonoemacheilus pambarensis endemic  കൊയ്ത 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Mesonoemacheilus pulchellus endemic  കൊയ്ത 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Mesonoemacheilus remadevii native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Mesonoemacheilus triangularis endemic  കൊയ്ത 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Microphis brachyurus brachyurus native Short-tailed pipefish Short-tailed pipefish 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Microphis cuncalus native Crocodile-tooth pipefish കോലാന് 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Microphis deocata native Deocata pipefish Deocata pipefish 
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae Microphis insularis native Andaman pipefish Andaman pipefish 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Misgurnus anguillicaudatus native Oriental weatherfish Japanese weatherfish 
Synbranchiformes Synbranchidae Monopterus albus native Swamp eel Rice swampeel 
Synbranchiformes Synbranchidae Monopterus cuchia native Cuchia Kuchia 
Synbranchiformes Synbranchidae Monopterus digressus native   
Synbranchiformes Synbranchidae Monopterus eapeni endemic  Malabar swamp eel 
Synbranchiformes Synbranchidae Monopterus fossorius endemic Malabar swampeel Malabar swampeel 
Synbranchiformes Synbranchidae Monopterus hodgarti endemic Indian spaghetti-eel Indian spaghetti-eel 
Synbranchiformes Synbranchidae Monopterus indicus endemic Bombay swampeel മധുരാന് 
Synbranchiformes Synbranchidae Monopterus roseni native   
Anguilliformes Moringuidae Moringua raitaborua native Purple spaghetti-eel Purple spaghetti-eel 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Mugil cephalus native Flathead mullet बोइ 
Siluriformes Sisoridae Myersglanis jayarami native   
Siluriformes Bagridae Mystus armatus native Kerala mystus കൂരി 
Siluriformes Bagridae Mystus bleekeri native Day's mystus ਕੰਦੇਰ 
Siluriformes Bagridae Mystus canarensis native   
Siluriformes Bagridae Mystus cavasius native Gangetic mystus കൂരി 
Siluriformes Bagridae Mystus gulio native Long whiskers catfish உப்பங் கெழுத்தி 
Siluriformes Bagridae Mystus keletius native  Keletius mystus 
Siluriformes Bagridae Mystus malabaricus endemic  Jerdon's mystus 
Siluriformes Bagridae Mystus montanus endemic  Wynaad mystus 
Siluriformes Bagridae Mystus oculatus endemic  Malabar mystus 
Siluriformes Bagridae Mystus seengtee native   
Siluriformes Bagridae Mystus tengara native  Tengara mystus 
Siluriformes Bagridae Mystus vittatus native Striped dwarf catfish तींगरा 
Perciformes Nandidae Nandus andrewi native   
Perciformes Nandidae Nandus nandus native Gangetic leaffish ഉറക്കം തൂങ്ങി 
Siluriformes Sisoridae Nangra assamensis native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Nangra carcharhinoides native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Nangra nangra native  Kosi nangra 
Siluriformes Sisoridae Nangra robusta questionable   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nemacheilus anguilla endemic  Chikli 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nemacheilus baluchiorum native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nemacheilus barapaniensis native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nemacheilus carletoni endemic   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nemacheilus devdevi endemic   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nemacheilus doonensis endemic   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nemacheilus drassensis native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nemacheilus gangeticus endemic   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nemacheilus guttatus native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nemacheilus himachalensis endemic   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nemacheilus inglisi native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nemacheilus kaimurensis native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nemacheilus keralensis endemic  കൊയ്ത 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nemacheilus kodaguensis endemic  Murangi 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nemacheilus menoni native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nemacheilus monilis endemic   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nemacheilus mooreh endemic  Murangi 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nemacheilus multifasciatus native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nemacheilus nilgiriensis endemic   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nemacheilus pavonaceus endemic   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nemacheilus periyarensis native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nemacheilus petrubanarescui endemic  കൊയ്ത 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nemacheilus rueppelli endemic  കൊയ്ത 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nemacheilus shehensis native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nemacheilus sikmaiensis native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nemacheilus singhi endemic   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nemacheilus subfusca native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nemacheilus tikaderi endemic   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Nemachilichthys shimogensis native   
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Neoeucirrhichthys maydelli native Goalpara loach Goalpara loach 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Neolissochilus dukai native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Neolissochilus hexagonolepis native Copper mahseer Bhorkhol 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Neolissochilus hexastichus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Neolissochilus spinulosus endemic   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Neonoemacheilus assamensis native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Neonoemacheilus labeosus native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Neonoemacheilus morehensis native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Neonoemacheilus peguensis native   
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Neotropius atherinoides native Indian potasi ਚਿਲੀ 
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Neotropius khavalchor endemic Khavalchor catfish खावाळचोर 
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Neotropius mitchelli endemic  Malabar patashi 
Osteoglossiformes Notopteridae Notopterus notopterus native Bronze featherback ਪਾਈ 
Perciformes Eleotridae Odonteleotris macrodon native Gangetic sleeper Gangetic sleeper 
Siluriformes Olyridae Olyra burmanica questionable Longtail catfish  
Siluriformes Olyridae Olyra horae native  Hora olyra 
Siluriformes Olyridae Olyra kempi native   
Siluriformes Olyridae Olyra longicaudata native  Himalayan olyra 
Perciformes Blenniidae Omobranchus ferox native Gossamer blenny Gossamer blenny 
Siluriformes Siluridae Ompok bimaculatus native Butter catfish డుక డాము  
Siluriformes Siluridae Ompok goae native   
Siluriformes Siluridae Ompok malabaricus endemic Goan catfish മംഗളന് 
Siluriformes Siluridae Ompok pabda native Pabdah catfish Godalae 
Siluriformes Siluridae Ompok pabo native Pabo catfish Kaliwanz 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss introduced Rainbow trout Rainbow trout 
Perciformes Eleotridae Ophieleotris aporos native Snakehead gudgeon Aporos sleeper 
Perciformes Eleotridae Ophiocara porocephala native Northern mud gudgeon Flathead sleeper 
Synbranchiformes Synbranchidae Ophisternon bengalense native Bengal eel Bengal mudeel 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Oreichthys cosuatis native  Khavli 
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis mossambicus introduced Mozambique tilapia തിലാപി 
Perciformes Cichlidae Oreochromis niloticus niloticus introduced Nile tilapia திலேப்பி 
Beloniformes Adrianichthyidae Oryzias carnaticus native  முண்டக் கண்ணி 
Beloniformes Adrianichthyidae Oryzias dancena native  முண்டக் கண்ணி 
Beloniformes Adrianichthyidae Oryzias melastigma native   
Perciformes Osphronemidae Osphronemus goramy introduced Giant gourami சங்கரா 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Osteobrama alfredianus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Osteobrama bakeri endemic  Malabar osteobrama 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Osteobrama belangeri native  Manipur osteobrama 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Osteobrama bhimensis endemic  Bhongi 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Osteobrama cotio cotio native  Cotio 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Osteobrama cotio cunma native  Cunma osteobrama 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Osteobrama cotio peninsularis endemic  Peninsular osteobrama 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Osteobrama neilli endemic  Nilgiri osteobrama 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Osteobrama vigorsii endemic  Bheema osteobrama 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Osteochilichthys brevidorsalis endemic Kantaka barb மீன் கென்‍டை 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Osteochilus hasseltii native Silver sharkminnow  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Osteochilus longidorsalis endemic  മാമള് 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Osteochilus nashii endemic Nash's barb മാമള് 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Osteochilus thomassi endemic Konti barb മാമള് 
Perciformes Sciaenidae Otolithoides pama native Pama croaker Pama 
Siluriformes Pangasiidae Pangasius pangasius native Yellowtail catfish ஐ கெழுத்தி 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Pangio apoda endemic   
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Pangio bashai endemic  കൊയ്ത 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Pangio goaensis endemic Indian coolie-loach Indian coolie-loach 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Pangio longipinnis native   
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Pangio oblonga native Java loach Pangia coolie-loach 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Pangio pangia native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Parachiloglanis hodgarti native Torrent catfish  
Perciformes Ambassidae Parambassis dayi endemic Day's glassy perchlet നന്ദന് 
Perciformes Ambassidae Parambassis lala native Highfin glassy perchlet Highfin glassy perchlet 
Perciformes Ambassidae Parambassis ranga native Indian glassy fish கண்ணாடி மீன் 
Perciformes Ambassidae Parambassis thomassi native Western Ghat glassy perchlet നന്ദന് 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Parapsilorhynchus discophorus endemic Ratnagiri minnow Ratnagiri minnow 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Parapsilorhynchus elongatus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Parapsilorhynchus prateri endemic Deolali minnow Kallu-korava 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Parapsilorhynchus tentaculatus endemic Khandalla minnow Khandalla minnow 
Perciformes Osphronemidae Parasphaerichthys ocellatus questionable Eyespot gourami  
Siluriformes Sisoridae Pareuchiloglanis kamengensis native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Pareuchiloglanis macrotrema native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Parluciosoma labiosa endemic  Slender rasbora 
Rajiformes Dasyatidae Pastinachus sephen native Cowtail stingray ഓല വാലന് തിരണ്ടി 
Perciformes Gobiidae Periophthalmodon septemradiatus native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Periophthalmus barbarus questionable Atlantic mudskipper  
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Physoschistura elongata endemic   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Physoschistura shanensis questionable   
Synbranchiformes Chaudhuriidae Pillaia indica endemic Hillstream spineless eel Hillstream spineless eel 
Siluriformes Siluridae Pinniwallago kanpurensis native  Pinna catfish 
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Pisodonophis boro native Rice-paddy eel മലഞ്ഞില് 
Anguilliformes Ophichthidae Pisodonophis cancrivorus native Longfin snake-eel Longfin snake-eel 
Siluriformes Plotosidae Plotosus canius native Gray eel-catfish വരി ചുങ്കം 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Poecilia reticulata introduced Guppy Barbados millions 
Perciformes Polynemidae Polydactylus macrochir questionable King threadfin  
Perciformes Polynemidae Polynemus paradiseus native Paradise threadfin காலா 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Poropuntius burtoni native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Poropuntius clavatus native Stedman barb Stedman barb 
Pristiformes Pristidae Pristis microdon native Largetooth sawfish മകര സ്റാവ് 
Pristiformes Pristidae Pristis pectinata native Smalltooth sawfish Khonda-magur 
Pristiformes Pristidae Pristis pristis questionable Common sawfish  
Perciformes Nandidae Pristolepis fasciata questionable Catopra Catopra 
Perciformes Nandidae Pristolepis marginata endemic Malabar leaffish ചുട്ടിച്ചി 
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Proeutropiichthys taakree macropthalmos questionable  Burmese taakree 
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Proeutropiichthys taakree taakree endemic  Indian taakree 
Perciformes Ambassidae Pseudambassis baculis native Himalayan glassy perchlet Himalayan glassy perchlet 
Perciformes Gobiidae Pseudapocryptes elongatus native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Pseudecheneis sirenica native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Pseudecheneis sulcata native Sucker throat catfish Sulcatus catfish 
Siluriformes Sisoridae Pseudecheneis suppaetula native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Pseudecheneis ukhrulensis native   
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Pseudeutropius buchanani native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Pseudogobius javanicus native   
Perciformes Gobiidae Pseudogobius poicilosoma native   
Siluriformes Erethistidae Pseudolaguvia ferula native   
Siluriformes Erethistidae Pseudolaguvia foveolata native   
Siluriformes Erethistidae Pseudolaguvia kapuri endemic   
Siluriformes Erethistidae Pseudolaguvia ribeiroi native Painted catfish  
Siluriformes Erethistidae Pseudolaguvia shawi native   
Perciformes Osphronemidae Pseudosphromenus cupanus native Spiketail paradisefish மோரன் 
Perciformes Osphronemidae Pseudosphromenus dayi endemic   
Perciformes Gobiidae Pseudotrypauchen multiradiatus native   
Cypriniformes Psilorhynchidae Psilorhynchoides arunachalensis native   
Cypriniformes Psilorhynchidae Psilorhynchus amplicephalus native   
Cypriniformes Psilorhynchidae Psilorhynchus balitora native Balitora minnow Ngop-nogi 
Cypriniformes Psilorhynchidae Psilorhynchus homaloptera native Torrent stone carp Homaloptera minnow 
Cypriniformes Psilorhynchidae Psilorhynchus microphthalmus native   
Cypriniformes Psilorhynchidae Psilorhynchus sucatio native River stone carp Sucatio minnow 
Cypriniformes Psilorhynchidae Psilorhynchus tenura native   
Siluriformes Siluridae Pterocryptis afghana native  Afghanistan silurus 
Siluriformes Siluridae Pterocryptis barakensis native   
Siluriformes Siluridae Pterocryptis berdmorei questionable  Burmese silurus 
Siluriformes Siluridae Pterocryptis cochinchinensis questionable   
Siluriformes Siluridae Pterocryptis gangelica native   
Siluriformes Siluridae Pterocryptis indicus endemic   
Siluriformes Siluridae Pterocryptis wynaadensis endemic  Malabar silurus 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Ptychobarbus conirostris native Indus snowtrout Indus snowtrout 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius ambassis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius amphibius native Scarlet-banded barb ഊളി പരല് 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius arenatus endemic  Arenatus barb 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius arulius endemic Arulius barb അരുളി പരല് 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius assimilis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius ater native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius bimaculatus native Redside barb Two-spot barb 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius burmanicus questionable  പുഴമീന്  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius chalakkudiensis endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius chelynoides native Dark mahseer Dark mahseer 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius chola native Swamp barb पोथी 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius conchonius native Rosy barb पोथीआ िसदरी 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius coorgensis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius crescentus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius deccanensis endemic Deccan barb Deccan barb 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius denisonii endemic Denison barb Chorakanni 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius dorsalis native Long snouted barb சால் கென்‍டை 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius exclamatio native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius fasciatus endemic Melon barb കൈലി 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius filamentosus native Blackspot barb ஸேவாளி 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius fraseri endemic Dharna barb Kadwi 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius gelius native Golden barb Golden barb 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius guganio native Glass-barb Gid-pakke 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius jayarami native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius johorensis questionable Striped barb Gid-pakke 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius kannikattiensis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius khugae native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius mahecola native  Wynaad barb 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius manipurensis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius meingangbii native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius melanampyx native  കൈലി 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius morehensis native  Waijabi 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius mudumalaiensis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius muvattupuzhaensis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius nangalensis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius narayani endemic Narayan barb Narayani 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius ophicephalus endemic Channa barb ഈറ്റിലകണ്ട 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius ornatus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius orphoides questionable Javaen barb Javaen barb 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius parrah endemic  Parrah barb 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius phutunio native Spottedsail barb Dwarf barb 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius pleurotaenia questionable Black lined barb  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius poodokensis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius punctatus native  കടുംകാളി 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius punjabensis questionable   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius puntio native Puntio barb Puntio barb 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius sahyadriensis endemic Khavli barb Gende 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius sarana native Olive barb കുറുവ 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius setnai native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius shalynius endemic Shalyni barb Phabourga 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius sharmai endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius sophore native Pool barb पोथी 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius sophoroides native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius tambraparniei endemic   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius terio native Onespot barb Putthi 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius ticto native Ticto barb Thunnus 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius vittatus native Greenstripe barb കൈപ്പ 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius waageni questionable   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Puntius yuensis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Raiamas bola native Trout barb Indian trout 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Raiamas guttatus native Burmese trout Burmese trout 
Siluriformes Bagridae Rama rama native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rasbora caverii native Cauvery rasbora Saslu 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rasbora daniconius native Slender rasbora ஒவரிக் கென்‍டை 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rasbora ornatus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rasbora rasbora native Gangetic scissortail rasbora തുപ്പല് കുടിയന് 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rasbora vaterifloris questionable Pearly rasbora  
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Rhinomugil corsula native Corsula തിരുത 
Siluriformes Bagridae Rita chrysea endemic  Mahanadi rita 
Siluriformes Bagridae Rita gogra endemic  Gogra rita 
Siluriformes Bagridae Rita kuturnee endemic  Deccan rita 
Siluriformes Bagridae Rita macracanthus native   
Siluriformes Bagridae Rita rita native Rita रीता 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rohtee ogilbii endemic Vatani rohtee Bipsi 
Perciformes Blenniidae Salarias reticulatus native   
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo trutta fario introduced Brown trout Brown trout 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo trutta trutta introduced Sea trout  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Salmophasia balookee native Bloch razorbelly minnow Bloch razorbelly minnow 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Salmophasia punjabensis native Punjab razorbelly minnow Punjab razorbelly minnow 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Salmostoma acinaces native Silver razorbelly minnow சாயா 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Salmostoma bacaila native Large razorbelly minnow Chela 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Salmostoma belachi native  Belachi 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Salmostoma boopis endemic Boopis razorbelly minnow Malli 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Salmostoma horai endemic Hora razorbelly minnow Malli 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Salmostoma novacula endemic Novacula razorbelly minnow நெத்தலி 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Salmostoma orissaensis endemic Orissa razorbelly minnow Orissa razorbelly minnow 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Salmostoma phulo native Finescale razorbelly minnow Malli 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Salmostoma sardinella native Sardinella razorbelly minnow Sardinella razorbelly minnow 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Salmostoma untrahi endemic Mahanadi razorbelly minnow Malli 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus fontinalis introduced Brook trout Brook trout 
Perciformes Scatophagidae Scatophagus argus native Spotted scat वादा 
Perciformes Gobiidae Schismatogobius deraniyagalai native Redneck goby പൂളാന് 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Schismatorhynchos nukta endemic Nukta Mukarti 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura altipedunculatus native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura beavani native Creek loach  
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura chindwinica endemic   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura cincticauda native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura corica native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura dayi native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura denisoni endemic  കൊയ്ത 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura horai native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura kangjupkhulensis native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura khugae native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura manipurensis endemic   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura minutus native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura montana endemic  Chitai 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura nagaensis endemic   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura nagodiensis native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura nalbanti native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura papulifera native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura prashadi endemic   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura prashari questionable   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura punjabensis native  Ara gurun 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura rendahli native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura reticulata native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura reticulofasciata endemic   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura rupecula native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura savona native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura scaturigina native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura semiarmata native  കൊയ്ത 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura sharavathiensis native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura sijuensis endemic   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura spiloptera questionable   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura tigrinum native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura tirapensis native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura vinciguerrae native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Schistura zonata native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Schizopyge curvifrons native Sattar snowtrout Satter gad 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Schizopyge esocinus native Chirruh snowtrout Chhurru 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Schizopyge niger native Chush snowtrout Ale gad 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Schizopygopsis stoliczkai native False osman Ngaka 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Schizothorax huegelii native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Schizothorax kumaonensis endemic Kumaon snowtrout Kumaon snowtrout 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Schizothorax labiatus native Kunar snowtrout Chush 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Schizothorax microcephalus native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Schizothorax molesworthi native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Schizothorax nasus native Dongu snowtrout Dongu snowtrout 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Schizothorax plagiostomus native  Asaila 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Schizothorax progastus native Dinnawah snowtrout Dinnawah snowtrout 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Schizothorax richardsonii native Snow trout Asaila 
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Scoliodon laticaudus native Spadenose shark सोन मुशी 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Securicula gora native  Gora-chela 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Semiplotus manipurensis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Semiplotus modestus native Burmese kingfish Burmese kingfish 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Setipinna brevifilis endemic Short-hairfin anchovy Short-hairfin anchovy 
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Setipinna phasa endemic Gangetic hairfin anchovy बिंदत 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Sicamugil cascasia native Yellowtail mullet Yellowtail mullet 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Sicamugil hamiltonii questionable Burmese mullet Burmese mullet 
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicyopterus griseus native  Clown goby 
Perciformes Gobiidae Sicyopterus microcephalus native   
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Silonia childreni endemic  White catfish 
Siluriformes Schilbeidae Silonia silondia native Silond catfish Silond 
Siluriformes Siluridae Silurus morehensis native  Ching ngaten 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Sinilabeo dero native Kalabans Arangi 
Siluriformes Sisoridae Sisor barakensis native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Sisor chennuah native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Sisor rabdophorus native  Sisor catfish 
Siluriformes Sisoridae Sisor rheophilus native   
Siluriformes Sisoridae Sisor torosus native   
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Somileptus gongota native Gongota loach Gongota loach 
Siluriformes Bagridae Sperata aor native Long-whiskered catfish கூங கெளீரு  
Siluriformes Bagridae Sperata aorella native   
Siluriformes Bagridae Sperata sarwari native   
Siluriformes Bagridae Sperata seenghala native Giant river-catfish अरी 
Perciformes Gobiidae Stigmatogobius sadanundio native   
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Syncrossus berdmorei native Blyth's loach Blyth's loach 
Cypriniformes Cobitidae Syncrossus hymenophysa questionable Tiger loach  
Perciformes Gobiidae Taenioides gracilis native Slender eel goby  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Tenualosa ilisha native Hilsa shad വളവ 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Tenualosa toli native Toli shad ஊலம் 
Perciformes Terapontidae Terapon jarbua native Jarbua terapon കോത 
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Tetraodon cutcutia native Ocellated pufferfish Gangatop 
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Tetraodon fluviatilis native Green pufferfish Green pufferfish 
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontidae Tetraodon nigroviridis native Spotted green pufferfish Burmese pufferfish 
Scorpaeniformes Tetrarogidae Tetraroge niger native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Thynnichthys sandkhol endemic Sandkhol carp Banga 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tinca tinca introduced Tench Tench 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tor barakae native  Nung nga 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tor khudree native Deccan mahseer കറ്റ 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tor kulkarnii native Dwarf mahseer Dwarf mahseer 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tor macrolepis native   
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tor malabaricus native Malabar mahseer Malabar mahseer 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tor mussullah endemic Humpback mahseer കറ്റി 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tor progeneius endemic Jungha mahseer Jongapittia 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tor putitora native Golden mahseer Chadu 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Tor tor native Tor mahseer सहर 
Perciformes Toxotidae Toxotes chatareus native Largescale archerfish Spotted archerfish 
Perciformes Toxotidae Toxotes jaculatrix native Banded archerfish Banded archerfish 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Travancoria elongata endemic  കല് സ്റാവ് 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Travancoria jonesi endemic Travancore loach കല് സ്റാവ് 
Perciformes Osphronemidae Trichogaster chuna native Honey gourami Sunset gourami 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Triplophysa gracilis native  Gracilis triplophysa-loach 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Triplophysa kashmirensis native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Triplophysa ladacensis native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Triplophysa marmorata endemic  Kashmir triplophysa-loach 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Triplophysa microps native  Leh triplophysa-loach 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Triplophysa shehensis endemic  Tilak triplophysa-loach 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Triplophysa stewarti native   
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Triplophysa stoliczkai native Tibetan stone loach Stoliczka triplophysa-loach 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Triplophysa tenuicauda native  Tibetan triplophysa-loach 
Cypriniformes Balitoridae Triplophysa yasinensis native  Yasin triplophysa-loach 
Mugiliformes Mugilidae Valamugil cunnesius native Longarm mullet बोइ 
Siluriformes Siluridae Wallago attu native Wallago വാള 
Beloniformes Belonidae Xenentodon cancila native Freshwater garfish सुई 
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Xiphophorus hellerii introduced Green swordtail  
Perciformes Gobiidae Yongeichthys tuticorinensis native   
Beloniformes Hemiramphidae Zenarchopterus dispar native Feathered river-garfish കോലാന് 
Beloniformes Hemiramphidae Zenarchopterus ectuntio native  Ectuntio halfbeak 
Beloniformes Hemiramphidae Zenarchopterus striga native Hooghly halfbeak Hooghly halfbeak 

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The copy for fish.mongabay.com was written in 1994-1995. Therefore some information such as scientific names may be out of date. For this, I apologize. Feel free to send corrections to me.