Macropodus cupanus   (Kohler)  (Fish)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Belontiidae

Description

Synonym (s)
Polyacanthus cupanus Cuvier and Valencien 1831

Common Name (s)
• Tal Kossa (Sinhala)
• Tal Kadaya (Sinhala)
• Karinkana
• Days Paradise Fish
• Rosy Paradise Fish
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


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

Literature Source(s)
  • Gopalkrishna, A and Ponniah, AG (2000) Cultivable, ornamental, sport and food fishes endemic to Peninsular India with special reference to Western Ghats Endemic fish diversity of Western Ghats 13-32
  • Indra, TJ (1998) Fishes of Kanyakumari district with some ecological observation Zoos' Print Journal Zoos Outreach organisation India 13 31-32 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Deraniyagala, PEP (1952) A Colored Atlas of some vertebrates from Ceylon Ceylon National Museum Publication 1 1-149 Available at - NIO, RC Kochi


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