The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Etroplus canarensis Day, 1877

Canara pearl spot, Canara pearlspot

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Rediscovered in 1987 (Menon et al., 1993)

 

Distribution

Western Ghats, India

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Day, F. (1877). Geographical distribution of Indian freshwater fishes—Part I. The Acanthopterygii, spiny-rayed Teleostean fishes. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 13: 1-132. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.1877.tb02377.x

 

Other references:

Joseph, Joelin et al. (2019). A Preliminary Investigation on the Population Genetic Structure of Etroplus canarensis Day, 1877 of the Western Ghats, India. Asian Fisheries Science 32: 190-195. doi: https://doi.org/10.33997/j.afs.2019.32.4.007

Menon, A.G.K., Rema Devi, K., Burgess, W.E. 1993. On the rediscovery of Etroplus canarensis Day. Tropical Fish Hobbyist 41(7): 146-149.

 

<< Back to the Neopterygii (New-Finned Fishes) database