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International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

2014, Vol. 1 Issue 6, Part A

A review on Mystus cavasius, a popular food fish of Indian subcontinent

Author(s):

Sandipan Gupta

Abstract:
Mystus cavasius is a freshwater catfish which is a very popular food fish of Indian subcontinent and has high market price. Recently it has also made its mark as ornamental fish and has been exported with good market price from India. Fishery of this particular fish species till date is capture based; but to explore its fishery captive culture is needed and in this purpose detail information on its biology and fishery is required. Earlier few works have been conducted on morphology, biology and fishery & culture of this fish species; but consolidated information is not available on these aspects. So with this view the current review work has been conducted to sum up all available information along with notes down the lacunae of information which will be beneficial for the exploration of its fishery.

Pages: 27-31  |  1104 Views  78 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Sandipan Gupta. A review on Mystus cavasius, a popular food fish of Indian subcontinent. Int. J. Fauna Biol. Stud. 2014;1(6):27-31.
International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies