Fish : Rohu (Labeo rohita)

The rohu is a species of carp family. It found in rivers in South Asia. This is a large, silver-coloured of typically cyprinid shape. Adults can reach up to 2m length and 45kg weights. It eats mainly zooplankton and sometimes phytoplankton. It is commonly used in food fish in Indian subcontinent. Scientific classification Kingdom : Animalia Phylum…

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Fish : Catla

The Catla is a freshwater fish . It is also known as the major carp. Its binomial name is Catla Carla. It is commonly found in pond,lakes, rivers in India, Nepal, Myanmar, Bangladesh and Southern Asia. It has a large and broad head. It feed zooplankton. Scientific classification Kingdom : Animalia Phylum : Chordata Class : Actinopterygii Order : Cypriniformes…

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Fish : Mozambique tilapia

The Mozambique tilapia,it is also known as black tilapia in Colombia. It is a popular food fish for aquaculture. It is native to Southern Africa. Approximately it is 35cm in length and weight up to 1.13kg. It lives up to 11years. Scientific classification Kingdom : Animalia Phylum : Chordata Class : Actinopterygii Order : Perciformes Family…

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Fish : Blue tilapia

The Blue tilapia or Israeli tilapia,it is native to Northern or Western Africa. Its binomial name is Oreochromis aureus. Usually it is 5 to 8 inches in length and weight 2.3 to 2.7 kg. It is freshwater food fish. Scientific classification Kingdom : Animalia Phylum : Chordata Class : Actinopterygii Order : Perciformes Family : Cichlidae Genus : Oreochromis…

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Fish : Black carp

The Black carp ,it also known as black chinese carp. It is native to East Asia but now it is widely cultivated for food. Its binomial name is Mylopharyngodon  piceus. It reach up to 1.8 m length and 35 kg weight. Scientific classification Kingdom : Animalia Phylum : Chordata Class : Actinopterygii Order : Cypriniformes Family : Cyprinidae Genus…

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Fish : Crucian carp

The crucian carp ,it is a medium sized carp fish. Its body length in 15 cm.Its body colour is   golden-green shining but young fish are golden-bronze. Always it found in Scandinavian countries. Scientific classification Kingdom : Animalia Phylum : Chordata Class : Actinopterygii Order : Cypriniformes Family : Cyprinidae Genus : Carassius Species : C.carassius

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Fish : Common carp

The Common carp , it is also known as European carp is a widespread freshwater fish. Its binomial name is  Cyprinus carpio.  It is native to Europe and Asia. Its maximum length 120 cm . Common carp are omnivorous. A female can lay  300000 egg in a single spawn. It is widely food fish. Scientific classification Kingdom…

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Fish : Mrigal carp

The Mrigal carp , it is also known as white carp. It is a freshwater fish . Its binomial name is Cirrhinus cirrhosis. It is native to streams and river in India. Now it grows in widely. Its maximum length in 1m. It is a most popular as a food fish. Scientific classification Kingdom : Animalia Phylum :…

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Fish : Grass carp

The grass carp , it is a freshwater fish. It is also known as White Amur in the United States. Its binomial name is Ctenopharyngodon idella.  It is native to Eastern Asia. Its body colour is dark olive, shading to brownish yellow on the sides with a white belly. It is average length is about 60 to 100 cm and…

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