Freshwater Fish Species in Chittar River [Tamil Nadu, India]

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Fish Species in Chittar River

East-flowing river in Tamiraparani river basin in southern Tamil Nadu, India.


[No. of Species listed in Fishbase.org=25]
Species Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic level Status
Amblypharyngodon microlepis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.0 native
Barbodes sarana Cyprinidae benthopelagic 42 TL 3.4 native
Bhavania australis Balitoridae demersal 11 TL 2.8 native
Danio aequipinnatus Cyprinidae pelagic 15 TL 3.2 native
Esomus danricus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 13 TL 3.0 native
Esomus thermoicos Cyprinidae benthopelagic 12 TL 3.3 native
Etroplus maculatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.1 native
Garra mullya Cyprinidae benthopelagic 17 TL 2.6 native
Glossogobius giuris Gobiidae demersal 61 TL 4.3 native
Lepidocephalus thermalis Cobitidae demersal 8 TL 2.0 native
Mesonoemacheilus triangularis Balitoridae demersal 8 TL 2.6 native
Mystus armatus Bagridae demersal 18 TL 3.1 native
Mystus keletius Bagridae demersal 18 TL 2.7 native
Pseudosphromenus cupanus Belontiidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.3 native
Puntius arulius Cyprinidae benthopelagic 12 TL 3.0 native
Puntius bimaculatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 7 TL 2.0 native
Puntius conchonius Cyprinidae benthopelagic 14 TL 2.9 native
Puntius dorsalis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 25 TL 2.0 native
Puntius filamentosus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 12 TL 2.6 native
Puntius sophore Cyprinidae benthopelagic 13 TL 3.0 native
Puntius ticto Cyprinidae benthopelagic 10 TL 2.5 native
Puntius vittatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 5 TL 2.0 native
Rasbora caverii Cyprinidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.1 native
Rasbora daniconius Cyprinidae benthopelagic 15 TL 3.4 native
Salmostoma balookee Cyprinidae benthopelagic 15 TL 3.0 native
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Page generated June 30, 2003 from Fishbase.org. Page created by: Jen, 15.11.01, last modified by Jen, 20.09.02.




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