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Himalayan glassy perchlet, Pseudambassis baculis (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Perciformes (Perches) Family: Ambassidae (Asiatic glassfishes) Genus: Pseudambassis Species: P. baculis

Synonyms Ambassis baculis (Hamilton, 1822) Chanda baculis Hamilton, 1822 Channa baculis (Hamilton, 1822) Parambassis baculis (Hamilton, 1822)

Common/local names English: Himalayan glassy perchlet Bangladesh: Chanda (চান্দা) and Kata chanda (কাটা চান্দা) India: Chanari (Uttar Pradesh) and Sheesha-machhi and Kunggi (Punjab) (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991)

Distributions: Himalayan and Indo-Gangetic plains …read more