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Ornamental fishes of the Western Ghats of India

T. V. Anna Mercy

Ornamental fishes of the Western Ghats of India

by T. V. Anna Mercy

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Published by National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources in Lucknow .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ornamental fishes,
  • Classification,
  • Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-235).

    StatementT.V. Anna Mercy ... [et al.].
    ContributionsNational Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources (India)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL634.I+ (India) O+
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 235 p. :
    Number of Pages235
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25059868M
    ISBN 108190295187
    ISBN 109788190295185
    LC Control Number2010327463
    OCLC/WorldCa436445884

    The Western Ghats, also known as Sahyadri (Benevolent Mountains), are a mountain range that covers an area of in a stretch of parallel to the western coast of the Indian peninsula, traversing the states of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra and Gujarat. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the eight "hottest hot-spots" of biological diversity in the world.   Together with the. Birds of Western Ghats. All birds seen in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Karnataka, Tamilnadu and Kerala states are eligible for this mission. Location is to be. The Western Ghats of India, identified as a World Biodiversity hotspot by Birdlife International, is an ecological zone of global importance, and supports a variety.

    Out of species of ornamental fish found worldwide, are freshwater. species among the regularly exported coloured fishes are freshwater, thanks to India's vast freshwater resources constitutive of million ha of ponds and tanks, million ha of beels, jheels, derelict water bodies, million ha of canals, million. The ornamental fish diversity of the Western Ghats of Kerala/T.V. Anna Mercy. 5. An overview of status of the Canara Pearlspot Etroplus Canarensis .

    The Denison barb, Denison's barb, Miss Kerala, red-line torpedo barb, or roseline shark (Sahyadria denisonii) is an endangered species of cyprinid fish endemic to the fast-flowing hill streams and rivers of the Western Ghats in India. It is commonly seen in the aquarium trade; pet collection caused it to become endangered and is its single major threat. Class: Actinopterygii. A blog about research and news updates about wildlife and biodiversity conservation in India and the neighboring countries. Indian Biodiversity Talks: News and updates about Indian Biodiversity Conservation.


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Ornamental fishes of the Western Ghats of India by T. V. Anna Mercy Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Western Ghats of India is one of the 34 biodiversity ‘hotspot’ areas of the world. The rate of endemism is well reflected in the case of lower vertebrates especially with regard to fishes.

Of the species of freshwater fishes in the Western Ghats, are considered ornamental fishes, of which are endemic to the Western Ghats. Of the species of freshwater fishes in the Western Ghats, are considered ornamental fishes, of which are endemic to the Western Ghats (Gopalakrishnan & Ponniah, ).

At present, only a small fraction of the endemic fish diversity is utilized in ornamental fish trade. All the ornamental fishes marketed in India are by: 1. The Western Ghats, also known as Sahyadri (Benevolent Mountains), are a mountain range that covers an area ofsquare kilometres (54, sq mi) in a stretch of 1, kilometres ( mi) parallel to the western coast of the Indian peninsula, traversing the states of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra and Gujarat.

It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is Age of rock: Cenozoic. As this ornamental fishes of the western ghats of india, it ends occurring swine one of the favored book ornamental fishes of the western ghats of india collections that we have. This is why you remain in the best website to see the amazing book to have.

All of the free books at ManyBooks are downloadable — some directly from the ManyBooks site. The Western Ghats in India is one of the world’s most heavily populated Biodiversity Hotspots, providing for and supporting million people through water for drinking, transport, irrigation, and hydroelectric power, together with food and resources to sustain livelihoods.

India has an unenviable status as far as ornamental fish industry is concerned. The export of ornamental fish from India, during the yearwas only million US$.Author: Sajan S.

The publication entitled “Endemic fish diversity of Western Ghats” which is the The Western Ghats in India is one of the 18 globally recognized biodiversity of prioritised endemic food and ornamental fishes of Western Ghats under the World Bank aided National Agricultural Technology Project (NATP) launched by File Size: 3MB.

In ornamental fish production in West Bengal, women do the feeding, collection of live food and selling of ornamental fishes to retailers (Ghosh et al. In Odisha, ornamental fish breeding.

Western Ghats endemic ornamental fish has multiple lineage. 10 Dec,PM IST A study done by researchers has revealed that there is morphological and genetic evidence to show the presence of multiple evolutionary distinct lineages in the endangered and commercially exploited Red Lined Torpedo Barbs (RLTB) endemic to the Western Ghats of India.

30 p.c. of fish in Western Ghats endangered cat fishes, large barbs and ornamental varieties. Coronavirus India lockdown Day 42 live updates.

RLTBs (Cyprinidae: Puntius) endemic to the Western Ghats Hotspot of India, are popular and highly priced freshwater aquarium fishes.

Two decades of. IUCN Red List India (As of March ) ‘Critically Endangered’ Birds The Jerdon's Courser (Rhinoptilus bitorquatus) It is a nocturnal bird found only in the northern part of the state of Andhra Pradesh in peninsular India (Sri Lankamaleswara Wildlife Sanctuary).

Habitat: Undisturbed scrub jungle with open areas. Distribution: Jerdon's Courser is endemic to Andhra. India – Kochi, October, The MPEDA (The Marine Products Export Development Authority – Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, see website ), inaugurated a five day workshop on the Green Certification of Ornamental Fish in Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, India, and Heiko Bleher was invited to help (participate and give a.

The Western Ghats of India is a gold mine of tropical ornamental fishes and it is one of the 25 prominent areas of the world. It exhibits exceptional mega biodiversity and high degree of endemism with respect to fresh water fishes.

Resource abundance and survival of indigenous ornamental fishes of Central Kerala with emphasis on handling and packing stress in R., Hand Book of the freshwater fishes of India, London, L Reeve and Co. Bhat, A., Patterns in the distribution of freshwater fishes in rivers of Central Western Ghats, India and their associations.

Of the total ornamental fishes traded by India, approximately 85% are native fishes sourced from the Western Ghats and North East India. The aquaculture of native fishes in seasonal water bodies can play a role in both conservation and generation of livelihoods.

Imparting knowledge regarding ornamental fish trade and establishing market. Title: Ornamental Fishes of the Western Ghats of India. Author: Mercy T.V.A Publisher: National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources, ().

Title: Flowering Plants of Kerala: A Handbook Author: Nayar T.S Publisher: Annual Reviews Inc (). Title: Freshwater diatoms of the Western Ghats H P Gandhi: selected biobliography Author: Karthick, B.

aquarium fishes in the Western Ghats. Gopalakrishnan and Ponniah () reported about potential indigenous ornamental freshwater fishes, endemic to peninsular India with special reference to Western Ghats. Distribution of these fishes and the ornamentation of various species based on flashy colour and appearance were also Size: KB.

Abstract. We record here the occurrence of five exotic fish species viz Oreochromis mossambicus, Gambusia affinis, Osphronemus goramy, Xiphophorus maculatus and Poecilia reticulata in the Chalakudy River, part of the Western Ghats, a global biodiversity hotspot in Kerala, India.O.

mossambicus was ubiquitous in occurrence with large shoals being Cited by: Resident-based Ornamental Fisheries in the Western Ghats, India: Managing Poverty Alleviation and Change at the community Level. – Dr. Rajeev Raghavan; An update on Recent Biosecurity Changes and Their Impact on the Australian Ornamental fish Sector – Shane Willis, Australia; Roadmap towards a “Green” Aquarium Industry – Scott Dowd, USA.

Seventy one fish species belonging to 27 families and 50 genera were collected from various sampling sites spread along the upstream and downstream parts of the Chalakudy river, in the Western Ghats biodiversity hotspot in Kerala, South India.

Cyprinids were the most dominant group represented by 24 species belonging to 13 genera, followed by the catfishes Cited by: Nestedness pattern in the freshwater fishes of the Western Ghats: an indication of stream islands along riverscapes.

Current Science 95(12): ; Suter, M. New records of fish from Poona. Journal of Bombay Natural History Society 44(3): ; Talwar, P.K. and Jhingran, A.G. Inland Fishes of India and Adjacent Countries.ornamental fishes of the Western Ghats of India and she has been successful in developing captive breeding technology for 15 prioritised was also successful in breeding Puntius denisonii which is the sought after fish of India in the international market, a breakthrough achieved in the field of ornamental fish sector.