Banded etroplus

It inhabits fresh and brackish water habitats, found throughout Kerala, especially in Kerala Backwaters around Alleppey, and in western flowing rivers in Karnataka, and backwaters of Andhra Pradesh.

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The Banded etroplus lives in the benthopelagic, brackish, depth range 10 - m environment.

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Common names

Banded etroplus in English
Banded pearlspot in English
Cashi-mara in Telugu (తెలుగు)
Cashimara in Telugu (తెలుగు)
Cundahle in Oriya (ଓଡ଼ିଆ)
Diamantcichlide in Danish (dansk)
Duvvenachepa in Telugu (తెలుగు)
Elimeenu in Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ)
Erumeen in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Etroplus in Russian (русский язык)
green chromide in English
Indischer Streifenbuntbarsch in German (Deutsch)
Intiankirjoahven in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Irimeen in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Kalunder in Konkani
Karassar in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Karimeen in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Koraliya in Sinhalese (සිංහල)
Palincha in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Panishettai in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Pearl spot in English
Pearlspot in English
Pearlspot cichlid in English
Pitul in Kashmiri (कश्मीरी)
Sethakandai in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Sethakendai in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Seththa kendai in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Striped chromide in English
Udupatti in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Zóltaczek cejlonski in Polish (polski)
சீதக் கென்டை in Tamil (தமிழ்)
சேத்து கெண்டை   in Tamil (தமிழ்)
కాశ్మిర  in Telugu (తెలుగు)
ഇരിമീന് in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
കരിമീന് in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
綠腹麗魚 in Mandarin Chinese
绿腹丽鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Etroplus
Species : Etroplus suratensis
Authority : Bloch, 1790