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Puntius mahecola (Valenciennes 1844)

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Distribution: South Asia: Kerala and Tamil Nadu (southern India).

Habitat: freshwater.

Submitted by
Benedetta Spelta
GPS
10.9153700, 76.2893524
Geographical region
Southern Asia
Drainage Basin
Bharathapuzha
River catchment
Water body type
River
Water body name
Kunthi
Water body part
Pool
Water body course
Middle course
Water body: tributary of
River
Tributary name
Thuthapuzha
Type locality
Mahé, Kerala, India.
Conservation status/IUCN Red List
Not Evaluated (NE)

Water Chemistry

Water information

Water type
Fresh water
Water color
Clear water
Water transparency
Medium
Concentration of sediments
Medium
Water temperature
°C
Water flow/curent

Chemical parameters

pH
Conductivity
GH
KH
Dissolved Oxygen

Biology

Standard length
cm
Water volume (min. aquarium)
l
Social behaviour
Behaviour description
Aggression grade
Peacefull
Activity
Day active
Sexual dimorphism
Nutrition in Nature

Reproduction

Breeding tank set-up
Nutrition parents
Mating type
Spawning behaviour
Breeding habits
Hatching period
Number of eggs in average
Parental care
Fry number
Nutrition fry
Notes on reproduction

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