Lot 12 (PART II)

SEGREGATION Lot 12: PART II [Being more fish samples involved; Segregation of Lot 12, is made available in 2 Parts, PART I & PART II] A recapitulation from Part I: The sorting of some fishes in the field was made on the basis of the elongated, cylindrical or compressed body with long caudal peduncle, deeply forked caudal fin, very large […]

Lot 13: Field identification and segregation of species belonging to Genus Aspidoparia from Doon Valley.

Sort out small-sized silvery fishes with deciduous scales, blunt snout, eye almost in the middle of the head, dorsum (back of the body) brownish and some exuding more turmeric yellow mucous from below the rounded abdomen: ………… place them labeled as Aspidoparia sp. SEGREGATION OF GENUS/SPECIES BASED ON THE CRITERIA DECIDED IN THE FIELD FOR THE SAMPLE INDIVIDUALS OF LOT – […]

Lot 12 (PART I)

Sort out fish(es) with elongated cylindrical or compressed body with long caudal peduncle, deeply forked caudal fin, very large (somewhat hexagonal) to small scales, orange or yellowish or pinkish hue on the fins, shining silvery to dull grey or brown shades, etc.: …….. place them in one lot collectively labeled as Minnows or MinorCarps or Mahseers or Suckerfish etc, as […]

Lot 8: Identification tips for 3 Colisa and 1 Badis sp. from Doon Valley

Sort out the brightly or dull coloured, laterally compressed fish(es) with long spiny and soft-rayed dorsal and anal fins and obliquely running vertical bands or oblong spots on the sides: ……… place them labeled as either Trichogaster / Colisa / Badis sp. This ‘Lot’ has been found frequenting marshy weedy thickets along Suswa river in the Eastern Doon and Asan […]

Lot 7: Identification tips for Devario devario

Sort out small-sized laterally compressed fishes with peacock blue hue below lateral line, yellowish vertical bands and a stripe of dark pigmentation along mid lateral side, terminating at the base of caudal peduncle or beyond: ………. place them labeled as Devario sp. The fish kept labeled as Devario under ‘Lot 7’ in the field, has usually been found frequenting along […]

Lot 6: Identification tips for Danio rerio

Sort out small-sized fish with metallic blue lateral bands on the sides as well as on caudal and anal fins: …….. place them labeled as Danio sp. The fish specimens of this ‘Lot’ are small-sized (2.6 – 4.4 cm) are one of the most beautifully ornamented individuals with metallic blue lateral bands on the sides as well as on caudal […]