Aplocheilus parvus   Sundara Raj  1916 (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Cyprinodontiformes
Family:Cyprinodontidae

Description
Max. size: 6.3 cm TL

Dioecious, batch spawner, external fertilization, nonguarders of eggs.


Synonym (s)
Aplocheilus blochii (Arnold) 1959
Aplocheilus blochii Hora 1942
Aplocheilus blocki Talwar & Jhingran 1991
Aplocheilus panchax (Hamilton) 1952
Aplocheilus parvus Pethiyagoda 1991
Panchax panchax blochii (Arnold) 1955
Panchax parvus Raj 1916

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Aquarium)
Cultured:  Unknown

Ecology
Habitat:  Bentho Pelagic
Trophic Level:  Secondary Consumer
Prey:  Fish eggs/larvae, insects, other planktonic invertebrates

Biogeography


• East Coast, Coromandel (Lat: 14) (Long: 80.17) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Menon, AGK (1999) Checklist: Fresh water fishes of India Occasional paper no. 175 ZSI, Kolkata 366 pp Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at - http://www.fishbase.org

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