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

Image copyrights: Jayasinghe, A

Description
Size: 13 cm SL


Synonym (s)
Cyprinus(Danio) danrica Hamilton, 1822
Cyprinus(Danio) jogia Hamilton, 1822
Cyprinus(Danio) sutiha Hamilton, 1822
Esomus danricus Hora & Mukerji, 1928
Esomus danricus jabalpurensis Rao & Sharma, 1972
Esomus jogia Ahl., 1923
Esomus lineatus Ahl., 1923
Esomus sutiha Ahl., 1923
Esomus thermophilos Ahl., 1923
Esomus vittatus Swainson, 1839
Nuria danrica Bleeker, 1853
Nuria danrica grahami Chaudhuri, 1912
Nuria thermophilos Valenciennes, 1842
Perilampus macrourus McClelland, 1839
Perilampus recurvirostris McClelland, 1839
Perilampus thermophilus McClelland, 1839
Cyprinus jogia Hamilton, 1822
(Junior synonym)
Cyprinus sutiha Hamilton, 1822
(Junior synonym)
Esomus danrica grahami (Chaudhuri, 1912)
(Junior synonym)
Esomus danricus (Hamilton, 1822)
(Senior synonym)
Esomus danricus jabalpurensis Rao & Sharma, 1972
(Junior synonym)
Esomus jogia (Hamilton, 1822)
(Junior synonym)
Esomus lineatus Ahl., 1923
(Ambiguous synonym)
Esomus malabaricus (non Day, 1867)
(Misapplied name)
Esomus manipurenis (non Tilak & Jain, 1990)
(Misapplied name)
Esomus sutiha (Hamilton, 1822)
(Junior synonym)
Esomus vittatus (Swainson, 1839)
(Junior synonym)
Leuciscus vittatus Swainson, 1839
(Junior synonym)
Nuria danrica (Hamiton, 1822)
(Senior synonym)
Nuria danrica grahami Chaudhuri, 1912
(Junior synonym)
Nuria thermophilos (McClelland, 1839)
(Junior synonym)
Perilampus macrouru McClelland, 1839
(Junior synonym)
Perilampus macrourus McClelland, 1839
(Junior synonym)
Perilampus recurvirostris McClelland, 1839
(Junior synonym)
Perilampus thermophilus McClelland, 1839
(Junior synonym)

Common Name (s)
• Flying Barb (English)
• Dharkina
• Darikana (Assamese)
• Doricana (Assamese)
• Dadhikha (Bengali)
• Danrika (Bengali)
• Jongia (Bengali)
• Dendu (Hindi)
• Kuriahdehwiee (Hindi)
• Soomarah (Hindi)
• Meese (Kannada)
• Meese-pakke (Kannada)
• Meeshapparava (Malayalam)
• Meesa Parava (Malayalam)
• Doricana (Manipuri)
• Jhai (Oriya)
• Chiddullu (Punjabi)
• Chilwa (Punjabi)
• Mahwa (Rajasthani)
• Mola (Rajasthani)
• Meesaiparavai (Tamil)
• Meeshaparava (Tamil)
• Meeshaparava (Tamil)
• Ovari Kendai (Tamil)
• Ovarikendai (Tamil)
• Purrovoo (Tamil)
• Thadi Parva (Tamil)
• Astapakke (Telugu)
• Ngasang
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Fisheries, aquarium)

Ecology
Habitat:  Bentho Pelagic, Estuarine, Muddy
Prey:  Plants, zoobenthos, detritus
Predator:  Bony fish (Family: Channidae)

Biogeography


• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA (Record: 1995)
• Tamil Nadu, Pulicat Lake INDIA
• West Bengal, Bangaon, Ichhamati River INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Rama Rao, KV (1995) Pisces Wetland ecosystem series 1: Fauna of Chilika lake ZSI, Calcutta 483-506 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Menon, AGK (1999) Checklist: Fresh water fishes of India Occasional paper no. 175 ZSI, Kolkata 366 pp Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Rao, DV; Devi, K and Rajan, PT (2000) An account of ichthyofauna of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Bay of Bengal Occasional paper no 178 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI, Calcutta 1-434 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Nandi, NC; Das, SR; Bhuinya, S and Dasgupta, JM (1993) Wetland faunal resources of West Bengal, I., north and south 24-Parganas districts Occasional paper no 150 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI 18264
  • Fauna of Tripura (part-1) vertebrates ZSI, Kolkata 365 pp
  • (2000) Fauna of Renuka wetland (Himachal Pradesh) Wetland ecosystem series 2 ZSI, Kolkata 1-187 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • (2001) Fauna of Godavari estuary, Andhra Pradesh Estuarine ecosystem series 4 ZSI, Kolkata 1-166 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • Mohapatra, A and Venkateswarlu, T (1995) Fishes from upper reaches of Vasista Godavari estuary near Narsapur, Andhra Pradesh Environment and Ecology 13(4) 800-808
  • (2001) Sanctuary Asia natural history species: Species checklist: Reptiles Sanctuary Asia Sanctuary Magazine Available at - http://www.sanctuaryasia.com/resources/speciechklist/reptile.php
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at - http://www.fishbase.org
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Raj, PJS (2006) Macro fauna of Pulicat lake NBA bulletin No.6 NBA Available at - http://www.nbaindia.org/docs/bulletin6-pulicatlake.pdf
  • 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
  • Das, SR and Nandi, NC (2004) Oxbow lake environment and management of Ichhamati river basin, West Bengal Journal of Environment and Sociobiology Social Environmental and Biological Association, Kolkata, India 1(1&2) 81-90 Available at - NIO, Goa

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