Puntius sarana subnasutus   (Valenciennes)  1842 (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Actinopterygii

Body is oblong and deep. Mouth moderate with 2 pairs of barbels. Dorsal fin inserted equidistant between tip of snout and base of caudal fin. Lateral line complete with 28-21 scales. Predorsal scales 10.

Synonym (s)
Barbus subnasutus Valencienes (in Cuvier and Valenciennes) 1842
Barbus sarana Day 1878
Punitus sarana subasutus Menon 1963

Common Name (s)
• Olive Carp (English)
• Darai
• Khavli
Economic Importance and Threats



• Maharashtra, Danoli INDIA (Record: 1993)
• Maharashtra, Panvel INDIA (Record: 1993)
• Maharashtra, Palghar INDIA (Record: 1993)
• Kerala INDIA (Record: 1993)
• Kerala, Ponnani Estuary INDIA (Record: 03/1997-02/1999)

Literature Source(s)
  • Singh, DF and Yazdani, GM (1993) Ichthyofauna of Konkan region of Maharashtra (India) Records of the Zoological Survey of India. Occasional paper no 145 ZSI, Calcutta 46 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Bijukumar, A and Sushama, S (2000) Ichthyofauna of Ponnani estuary, Kerala Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 42(1&2) 182-189 Available at - NIO, Goa

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