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Chanda nama  Hamilton, 1822

Elongate glass-perchlet
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Ambassidae (Asiatic glassfishes)
Etymology: Chanda: Greek, chandon = with the mouth opened (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Hamilton.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; brackish; benthopelagic; potamodromous (Ref. 51243).   Tropical; 38°N - 6°N

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 11.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 41236)

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Asia: Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Myanmar.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in standing and running waters; clear streams, canals, beels, ponds, and inundated paddy fields. Abundant during rainy season (Ref. 1479). This species could effectively be used in the control of guinea worms and also for malarial control. These small, bony, fleshy fishes are sold in heaps along with other small fishes in the market. Popular for aquarium purposes (Ref. 44325).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Roberts, T.R., 1994. Systematic revision of tropical Asian freshwater glassperches (Ambassidae), with descriptions of three new species. Nat. Hist. Bull. Siam Soc. 42:263-290. (Ref. 10429)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Fisheries: minor commercial; aquarium: public aquariums
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 1.0000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01995 (0.00780 - 0.05101), b=3.01 (2.79 - 3.23), based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)Family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.6   ±0.54 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Low.