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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It eats mainly aquatic plants, but it consumes the occasional mollusk, diatoms, and other animal matter. Send a request for permission. Such No-fishing zones should be extrapolated to other regions as well, to guarantee effective genetic preservation.

Mouth is small and terminal. It includes published material or suggestions from the author or others. Acknowledgements and Further Reading: Etroplus suratensis is the largest fish in its genus, it has a average TL Total length of 8. Loss of habitat is one of the prime suratensjs for species extinction.


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Soft Dorsal fin is pointed and reached just beyond the caudal fin base. Etroplus suratensis was first described by Bloch in as Chaetodon suratensis. Copyright c Credit: Young specimen from the German aquarium trade. Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records. Document specific search options Title. You are viewing this web site in desktop Mode.

Etroplus suratensis

This species is a biparental substrate spawner which forms temporary pair bonds when reproductively active. Etroplus suratensis Etroplus maculatus is endemic to India and Sri Lanka. The suratesis study etrolus the embryonic and post embryonic development of the endemic and threate Hence a varied diet with algae and plant matter is recommended. A priliminary report on the ichthyofauna of Yedayanthittu Estuary Tamil Nadu, India and rivulets dra To cite this page: Etroplus suratensis Banded etroplus Also: It can reach a maximum size of 16″.

Pelvic fins are located on thorax and have 16 rays.

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Fry are free swimming in further days, they may also remain with their parents and feed on mucus on the body of parents. Cage culture of this species is being practiced in Vembanad Lake and Vypin Islands.

Species Etroplus suratensis Banded etroplus. Bilateria bilaterally symmetrical animals.

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Observations of wild fish suggest it to be something of a generalist with a tendency to graze aufwuchs and filamentous algae from solid surfaces. Production of the species for food is expected to increase in the near future. Etroplus suratensis Image Credit: Please see our brief essay. World Wide Web electronic publication.