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Fresh Water Fishes of Central India: A Field Guide

Field / Identification Guide

By: Nilesh Heda

170 pages, Col illus

Vigyan Prasar

Paperback | Dec 2009 | #186719 | ISBN-13: 9788174801913
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This guide covers 116 species found in Central India.


Foreword. Preface. 1. General introduction. 2. How to identify a fish? 3. Terms used in the guide. 4. Species description. Order I. Osteoglossiformes: Family i. Notopteridae (Featherbacks). Order II. Anguilliformes: Family ii. Anguillidae (Freshwater Eels). Order III. Cypriniformes (Carps and Minnows): Family iii. Cyprinidae (Carps and minnows). Family iv. Parapsilorhynchidae. Family v. Balitoridae (Loaches). Family vi. Cobitidae (Loaches). Order IV. Siluriformes (Catfishes): vii. Bagridae (Bagrid Catfishes). viii. Suliridae (Eurasian Catfishes). ix. Schilbeidae (Schilbid Catfishes). x. Pangasiidae. xi. Amblycipitidae (Torrent Catfishes). xii. Sisoridae (Sisorid Catfishes). xiii. Clariidae (Airbreathing Catfishes). xiv. Heteropneustidae (Air-sac Catfishes). Order V. Mugiliformes: Family xv. Mugilidae (Mullets). Order VI. Cyprinodontiformes: Family xvi. Poeciliidae (Livebearers). Family xvii. Aplocheilidae (Riverlines). Order VII. Beloniformes: Family xviii. Belonidae (Garfishes). Order VIII. Synbranchiformes: Family xix. Synbranchidae (Swamp Eels). Family xx. Mastacembelidae (Spiny Eels). Order IX. Perciformes: Family xxi. Chandidae (=Ambassidae) (Glass Fishes). Family xxii. Nandidae (Leaf-fishes). Family xxiii. Cichlidae (Cichlids). Family xxiv. Gobiidae (Gobies). Family xxv. Anabantidae (Climbing Perches). Family xxvi. Channidae (Snakeheads, Murrells). 5. List of species not included in the text. 6. Further readings. 7. Acknowledgement. 8. Species index. Index to scientific names. Index to common names.

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