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Chanda nama (Elongate glass-perchlet; Glassy perchlet; Perchlet)

Synonyms: Ambassis bogoda; Ambassis indica; Ambassis nama; Ambassis oblonga; Ambassis phula; Bogoda nama; Chanda bogoda; Chanda phula; Equula ovata; Hamiltonia nama; Hamiltonia ovata
Language: Bengali; Danish; Finnish; Kannada; Mandarin Chinese; Marathi; Nepali; Tamil

Wikipedia Abstract

The elongate glassy perchlet (Chanda nama) is a species of freshwater fish in the Asiatic glassfish family Ambassidae of order Perciformes, the only species in the genus Chanda.
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Migration [1]  Potamodromous

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Sunderban National Park 261613 India  


Parasitized by 
Cucullanus dogieli <Unverified Name>[2]
Urocleidus recurvatus <Unverified Name>[2]

Range Map

Asia - Inland waters; Asia: Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Myanmar.; Bangladesh; Chilka Lake; Godavari; India; Krishna River; Myanmar; Nepal; Oriental; Pakistan;



Attributes / relations provided by
1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at
2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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