International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies
2017, Vol. 5, Issue 1, Part F
Food, feeding habit and reproductive biology of freshwater garfish, Xenentodon cancila (Hamilton, 1822): a short reviewAuthor(s):
Sandipan Gupta and Samir BanerjeeAbstract: Xenentodon cancila
is a freshwater fish species, commonly known as freshwater garfish. Though this fish species is not that much popular as a table fish; its acceptability and high demand as an ornamental species among the fish hobbyists have already been reported. Not much research has so far been conducted on food, feeding habit and reproductive biology of this species. The present review aims to consolidate the earlier documented information on feeding habit and reproductive biology of Xenentodon cancila
along with pointing out the information gap which to be filled up to sustain its trade as an ornamental fish.Pages: 423-427 | 950 Views 57 DownloadsDownload Full Article:
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Sandipan Gupta, Samir Banerjee. Food, feeding habit and reproductive biology of freshwater garfish, Xenentodon cancila (Hamilton, 1822): a short review. Int J Fish Aquat Stud 2017;5(1):423-427.