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 – […]
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 10: Field Identification tips and segregation of Channa sp. (Snake Heads) [Lot 10] from Doon Valley and fresh market catches.
Sort out the fish which have long dorsal and anal fins and large scales on the body extending up to head: ……. place them labeled as Snake Heads or Murrels or Channids. The sorting of some fishes in the field / fresh market catches was made on the basis of long dorsal and anal fins and large scales on the […]
Sort out the fishes which have a SNAKE (= Eel) LIKE body: …… place them tentatively labeled as Freshwater spiny eels or Mastacembelids. The sorting of some fishes in the field / fresh market catches was made on the basis of SNAKE (= Eel) LIKE body and they were placed under ‘Lot 9’, tentatively labeled as Freshwater Spiny Eels or […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Sort out the fish(es) with a dark bluish black band running from snout to the base of caudal fin: ……… place them labeled as either Rasbora or Esomus sp. This lot of fishes is generally found frequenting shallow, quiet, clear waters where there is thick growth of marginal emergent or submerged aquatic vegetation, prevalent at downstream sections of Song and […]
Sort out bright silvery, laterally compressed fish with a black spot at base of every scale and ‘=’ – like black spot marks along the lateral line or vertical bands on the sides: ….. place them labeled as Barilius sp. may be ! …..All the specimens in this lot belong to Genus Barilius , represented by at least 3 common […]