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hilsha (ইলিশ)

Language: Bengali

Description: Indian shad or hilsa, a favoured freshwater fish which migrates into the rivers of the Bay of Bengal.


hilsha
Hilsa or Indian shad, with many thanks to the amazing Fish Bazaar at 138 Chapman Street, Shadwell in London

Latin: Hilsa ilisha (Hamilton, 1822)
Ethnicity: Indian Subcontinent
Most frequent country: Bangladesh, India
Most frequent region: West Bengal
Also known as: ilish

See places: Bengali Food and Cuisine

Other web reference:
Virtual Bangladesh.com


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