Puntius sophore   (Hamilton,  1822) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Cypriniformes
Family:Cyprinidae

Description
Size: 10-70mm

Synonym (s)
Barbus(Puntius) sophore Hora, 1942
Barbus annandalei Folwer, 1924
Barbus carletoni Fowler, 1924
Barbus chrysopterus Gunther, 1868
Barbus duvancellii Gunther, 1868
Barbus gardonidus Valenciennes, 1842
Barbus sophore Gunther, 1868
Barbus stigma Day, 1868
Cyprinus sophore Hamilton, 1822
Leuciscus stigma Valenciennes, 1844
Puntius modestus Kner, 1867
Puntius sophore Chauhan & Ramakrishn, 1953
Systomus chrysopterus McClelland, 1839
Systomus duvancellii Bleeker, 1860
Systomus sophore McClelland, 1839
Systomus duvancellii (Valenciennes, 1844)
(Misspelling)
Barbus duvancellii (Valenciennes, 1844)
(Misspelling)
Leuciscus duvancellii Valenciennes, 1844
(Misspelling)

Common Name (s)
• Sar Puthi
• Phabounga
• Pothi
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine

Biogeography


• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pulicat Lake INDIA
• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA (Record: 1948-1950)
• Bihar, Dighwara INDIA (Record: 1952)

Literature Source(s)
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  • Fauna of Tripura (part-1) vertebrates ZSI, Kolkata 365 pp
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
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  • Karamchandani, SJ (1957) On the Occurrence of Association of carp fry in the fry-collection nets and the destructive role played by predatory fish Indian Journal of Fisheries The Editorial Committee, India Journal of Fisheries for the Minister of Food and Agriculture Government of India 4(1) 46-61 Available at - NIO,Goa
  • Kosygin, L; Devi, LS; Dhamendra, H (2010) Fish and Fisheries of Iril river, Manipur, with a note on conservation strategies for threatened species Journal of Environment and Sociobiology Social Environmental and Biological Association, Kolkata, India 7(2) 85-92 Available at - NIO,Goa
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