Sunday, March 15, 2009

Common fresh water fishes (continued)


Name: Stinging Catfish
Scientific Name: Heteropneustes fossilis
Malayalam: Kaari

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Name: Walking Catfish
Scientific Name: Clarias batrachus
Vernacular language: Mushi, Muzhi, Mozhi

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Name: Yellow Catfish
Scientific Name: Horabagrus brachysoma
Malayalam: Manjakkoori
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Name: Longwhiskered Catfish
Scientific Name: Mystus gulio
Malayalam: Vellakkoori

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Name: Boal
Scientific Name: Wallago attu
Malayalam: Attu walah, Valah

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Name: Giant Danio
Scientific Name: Danio malabaricus
Malayalam: Paral
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Name: Karnataka Barbe
Scientific Name: Puntius carnaticus
Malayalam: Pachilavetti
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Name: Peninsular Olive Barb
Scientific Name: Puntius sarana
Malayalam: Kuruva, Kuruva paral
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Name: Tiger Panchax
Scientific Name: Aplocheilus lineatus
Malayalam: Poonjan, Manathukanni, Poochutti

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Name: Orange chromide
Scientific Name: Etroplus maculatus
Malayalam: Pallathi
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Name: Mullet
Scientific Name: Mugil cephalus
Malayalam: Kanambu, Thirutha kanambu
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Name: Freshwater Garfish
Scientific Name: Xenentodon cancila
Malayalam: Kola
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Name: Malabar leaf fish, Common catopra
Scientific Name: Pristolepis marginata
Malayalam: Pannakarimeen, Karipidi, Chuttichi
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Name: Tire track eel
Scientific Name: Mastacembelus armatus
Malayalam: Kallaral
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Name: Indian mottled eel
Scientific Name: Anguilla bengalensis bengalensis
Malayalam: Malanjil, Mananjil
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Name: Cobra Snakehead, GreatSnakehead, Bullseye Snakehead
Scientific Name: Channa marulius
Malayalam: Cherumeen
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Name: Tank goby
Scientific Name: Glossogobius giuris
Malayalam: Poolan, poolon
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Name: Ceylon Snake head, Bengal Snakehead
Scientific Name: Channa orientalis
Malayalam: Vattan, vatton
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Other keywords: Kari, manattu kanni, tiruta, vella kuri,  poonjaan, malinjeel, cheru meen, manjakkoory, attuvalah, manathu kanni, Manjakuri, attuwala, kanampu, vellakkoory,waala, Manja koori, vaalah, pachila vetti, punjan, Manjakkuri, maanathukanni, kanamp, vellakkuri, manattukanni, Vellakuri, waalah, Manjakoori, puchutti, pallatti, tirutha, kalaral,vaala,maninjil, vellakoori, punjaan, thiruta, malinjil, manannil, attuwalah, kanamb, Manja kuri, maninjeel, Vella koori, attuvala, pulan, vatton.

14 comments:

  1. please insert details about nadan mushi(not african)

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  2. please insert details about nadan mushi(not african).IF U DONT HAVE A PIC LET ME UPLOAD THAT FOR U

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  3. Nice site...thanks a lot for such a load of information..keep going

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  4. Great site. It will be great to add details of
    other smaller fishes found in waterbodies
    accross Kerala. Including details of habitat.
    Goodluck.

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  5. good... i liked it very much.... more informative... thank u.....

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  6. Channa orientalis is endemic to Srilanka and it has not been recorded in Kerala.
    The one you are mentioning is Channa gachua. Both look similar, but orientalis does not have a pelvic fin.

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  7. there is a load of things u can do.... interesting things here .. but very little ... go ahead .... best wishes

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  8. Great blog .
    Very informative.
    As mentioned in earlier comments please add more fishes in your list.

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  9. Nice blog !
    Was looking for info on what is commonly known as Kuyyavaaly- a small eel like fish that appears after the first rains

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  10. Please sir insert some details about the fish called- Manattu Kanni (Common malayalam name)

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  11. PALON, ATTU KONCHU (LOBSTER), KUYIL, PANA VAKA (THE BIGGEST IN ALL FISH), VAKA, PATTIPPALLAN, THOOLI, KANDLA, KOLUVA(KOLAN), KOZHUVA ....... A LOT OF FISH FROM PERIYAR ARE FORGOTTEN

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  12. I picked every each of fishes. But I like to catch manja koori

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