Base Elements

Colour


In life, back grey, shading to silvery-white on belly; a dark brown band on nape; opercle with a deep blue blotch. Upper two-thirds of spinous dorsal fin dusky; pelvic fins with white outer edge; other fins pale.

UAS, Bengaluru Language: English
Submission Date :2012-11-01

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Economic


This species is fairly common in the commercial catches in the Chilka lake (Orissa).

UAS, Bengaluru Language: English
Submission Date :2012-11-01

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Description

General/Morphology/LifeForm


Body oblong. Mouth ventral; a solid, pointed and tapering barbel at symphysis of lower jaw. Dorsal fin deeply notched; dorsal spines fairly strong, third longest. Second anal spine strong. Caudal fin rhomboid. Scales cycloid on snout and below eye, elsewh

UAS, Bengaluru Language: English
Submission Date :2012-11-01

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Habitat Location Distribution

Habit & Habitat

Warm Brakish Marine Water

UAS, Bengaluru Language: English
Submission Date :2012-11-01

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