Catla fish, also identified as Indian Carp and is the merely member of the genus Catla, of the carp family Cyprinidae. Catla is a fish with a large protruding lower jaw. It has three scientific names the Gibelion catla, Cyprinus catla and catla catla. Bhakur is the famous name of this fish in India. Catla fish is commonly found in rivers and freshwater lakes of North India and other parts of India like Indus Plain.