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Description: Indian carplet. The Indian carplet, also known as the mola carplet is a fish that grows to 10cm (4") in length, found in ponds, ditches, nullahs and slow moving streams. In the West it is collected as an aquarium fish but may be found in markets in north eastern India.
|Mola photographed by Siddharth Dasgupta in a Kolkata fish market||
Latin: Amblypharyngodon microlepis (Bleeker, 1854) / Amblypharyngodon ola (Hamilton, 1822)
Ethnicity: Indian Subcontinent
Most frequent country: Bangladesh, India
Most frequent region: West Bengal
Also known as: nethili meen
See places: Bengali Food and Cuisine