Indian Ornamental Fishes, Volume 1 provides information on the history, distribution, habitats and chemical water parameters for Indian fishes. Included are detailed accounts of the most important fishes for the ornamental aquarium hobby, showcasing the beauty and uniqueness of India’s fishes as never before.
Volume 1 contains about 500 inland fish species, listing all Indian members of the families Ophichthidae, Muraenidae, Moringuidae, Notopteridae, Clupeidae, Botiidae, Cobitidae, Baltoridae, Nemacheilidae, Psilorhynchidae and Cyprinidae, with all of their subfamilies, the largest of all Indian fish species. The book provides detailed and precise information on morphology, excellent colour photos of the species in nature and aquaria, and comparisons between juveniles of similar species. There is also in detail the life colour description given of each and its variants, as well as similar species..