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Rohu

Species Labeo rohita 
KannadaKannadi kendai
Found in coastal waters, estuaries and lagoons, in clear to turbid water . A diadromous fish, inhabiting rivers before returning to the estuaries to spawn. A protandrous hermaphrodite . Larvae and young juveniles live in brackish temporary swamps associated with estuaries, and older juveniles inhabit the upper reaches of rivers . Have preference for cover on undercut banks, submerged logs and overhanging vegetation. Feed on fishes and crustaceans. They reach 1500-3000 g in one year in ponds under optimum conditions . Juveniles also eat insects . Sold fresh and frozen; consumed steamed, pan-fried, broiled and baked. A very popular and sought-after fish of very considerable economic importance. Presently used for aquaculture in Thailand, Indonesia and Australia . Australia's most important commercial fish and one of the most popular angling species
Synonym: Rohu, ਰੋਹੂ, रोहु, रोहु, ਤਪਰਾ, രോഹു, ਧਾਮਬਰਾ, तामबदा मासा, கண்ணாடி கென்டை, റോഹു , Bhobhari, Bocha-gandumeenu, Dhambra, Dumra, Kannadi kendai, Rahu, Rau, Rohi, Rohitham, Rohiti, Rohitii, Rohu, , Row, Ruee, Ruhu, Rui, Rui, Tambada masa, Tambada massa, Tambada-massa, Tapra
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