Introduction. Etroplus suratensis is the largest fish in its genus, it has a average TL(Total length) of “. It can reach a maximum size of 16”. Etroplus suratensis. SpeciesEtroplus suratensisBanded etroplus. ADW Pocket Guides on the iOS App Store! The Animal Diversity Web team is excited to announce ADW Pocket. After spawning, about eggs are laid and attached to a submerged log, rock or sometimes roots and weeds, in still or slow flowing water. Parents guard and.

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A total of 75 species of fish inhabiting the Yedayanthittu Estuary and lowland drainages into it b The Hindu 9 July Etroplus suratensis can grow up to 16 ” and requires a large tank. This parental care can be extended till fry are skratensis 30 mm in size. Can include ecosystem services. Jhingran Inland fishes of India and adjacent countries.

Includes abundance information population size, density and demographics e. Monday,31 Surtaensis Prior to hatching the adults excavate a number of nursery pits in the substrate surrounding the spawning site and the fry are moved between these until their yolk sacs are absorbed. Document specific search options Title.

Sexual Dimorphism Males tend to be larger than females of equivalent age but sexing of non-nuptial individuals can be tricky. Occurs in brackish and fresh waters and has been observed to breed in these etroplks.

Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. Introduction Etroplus suratensis is the largest fish in its genus, it has a etroppus TL Total length of 8.

Etroplus suratensis Bloch, This page was last edited on 18 Decemberat For example, basic mode of nutrient uptake autotrophy, heterotrophy, coprophagy, saprophagyposition in food network top predator, primary producer, consumerdiet categorization detritovore, omnivore, carnivore, herbivore. Technology Biodiversity in India.


Etroplus suratensis:Cichlid Species|

Parents guard and fan the eggs until hatching, usually about 4 days. Weak temporary bonds are formed during mating and brood care. The species name is derived from city of surat which is the type locality for this fish. In Srl Lanka it is mostly restricted to Western coast extending to North. Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or suatensis in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc.

Observation specific search options Etroolus during. ADW doesn’t cover all species in the world, nor does it include all the latest scientific information about organisms we describe. They mainly feed on detritus and occupy the euratensis niche as that of Oreochromis mossambicus. Maximum Standard Length — mm. Observations of wild fish suggest it to be something of a generalist with a tendency to graze aufwuchs and filamentous algae from solid surfaces.

Etroplus suratensis is the largest fish in its genus, it has a average TL Total length of 8. They are not aggressive cichlid so should not be kept with other fish or cichlids which are aggressive in nature. When maintained in smaller numbers weaker specimens can become the target of excessive abuse by dominant individuals or the group may fail to settle ftroplus behave nervously. This allows fish of this genus to have remarkable hearing power.

This species lives in brackish water habitat types, such as river deltas. Etroplus suratensis is omnivorous however it shows a preference for etroplhs and plant matter. A systematic, updated checklist of freshwater fish species of the west-flowing drainages of the Ash Head detail of subadult.


It includes published material or suggestions from the author or others. A remarkable features of this family, is the development of the front part of the gas bladder and corresponding changes to the posterior of the neurocranium back part of the skull that houses the brain to create a direct connection between the gas bladder and inner ear.

The Vembanad lake protection forums has started ‘Matsyatavalam’ home of fishes for the sustainable fisheries of this species. Etropplus spawning, about eggs are laid and attached to a submerged log, rock or sometimes roots and weeds, in still or slow flowing water. Etroplus meleagris Cuvier, Caudal fin is slightly concavely curved but not forked emarginate. Summary of general nature of feeding interactions. This species can etropkus maintained in fresh or brackish water so long as acidic etrplus are avoided.

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Anal fin has spines and soft rays. Other tank mates can be cyprinids like Danio, Devario, Rasbora spp. Etroplus suratensis was first described by Bloch in as Chaetodon suratensis.

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A ph range of and Gh range from can be maintained for these fish. User Group specific search options Title. A priliminary report on the ichthyofauna of Yedayanthittu Estuary Tamil Nadu, India and rivulets dra Description of diseases that the organism is subject to.

The present study documents the embryonic and post embryonic development of the endemic and threate