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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The pharyngeal teeth are equipped for grinding and crushing mollusc shells. The paper incorporates the faunistic profile of Pocharam lake Medak and Nizamabad districts of And Samarakoon, – Environmental Biology of Fishes 6 1: Encyclopedia of Life EOL. Technology Biodiversity in India.

Etroplus suratensis

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The eggs are defended by both parents. Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution.

Etroplus suratensis – Green Chromide (Chaetodon caris, Etroplus meleagris) — Seriously Fish

Summary of general nature of feeding interactions. The genital papillae in males is longer and more pointed than of females in which it is broader and rounder. Chaetodon caris Hamilton, Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you. Anal fin has spines and soft rays. Another threat is due to introduction from exotic species like Oreochromis mossambicus, Trichogaster trichopterus Kurup ; Krishnakumar et al Found in Chilka Lake.


This species can be maintained in fresh or brackish water so long as acidic conditions are avoided. Related observations Show all.

Monday,31 December General description of the sites where the species is found ecosystem, forest, environment or microhabitat. The Animal Diversity Web is an educational resource written largely by and for college students. Includes abundance information population size, density and etrolus e.

Etroplus suratensis Bloch A dominancy hierarchy will be established by the time they reach maturity. Once fry are free swimming they can suraensis fed armetia. It is generally established tha Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc.

Etroplus suratensis:Cichlid Species|

For example, basic mode of nutrient uptake autotrophy, heterotrophy, coprophagy, saprophagyposition in food network top predator, primary producer, consumerdiet categorization detritovore, omnivore, carnivore, herbivore. Green chromide Conservation status.

Incubation is approximately hours depending on temperature with the fry swimming freely in a further days. Cumaranatunge, – Environmental Biology of Fishes 10 Chaetodon suratensis Bloch, User Group specific search options Title. Reproduction This species is a biparental substrate spawner which forms temporary pair bonds when reproductively active. It can reach a maximum size of 16″. Based on the annual length frequency data collected from three major fish landing centres along the Help us improve the site by taking our survey.

There are no teeth on palate roof of mouth. However a declining trend has been observed in the Kerala. Fry are free swimming in further days, they may also remain with their parents and feed on mucus on the body of parents.


Technology partner Strand Life Sciences. There have been attempts in the past to create ‘no fishing zones’ within some of the larger estuaries and the species did seek refuge in these protected zones. This species lives in brackish water habitat types, such as river deltas.

Fundamental of Fish Taxonomy L. Retrieved 18 November Parents guard and fan the eggs until hatching, usually about 4 days. Eyes are large and placed laterally, eye diameter is Etroplus suratensis Banded etroplus Also: Manu, – Journal of Biosciences 37 1 supplement: Introduction Etroplus suratensis is the largest fish in its genus, it has a average TL Total length of 8.

Observation specific search options Observed during. There exists observational evidence to suggest that it can breathe atmospheric air to an extent, probably an adaptation to conditions of low dissolved oxygen.

Green chromide

In Srl Lanka it is mostly restricted to Western coast extending to North. During breeding colour’s of both sex become more intense and black stripes are seen near eyes.

Soft Anal fin is pointed and reaches just beyond the caudal fin base.