There are over 7,000 fish species in the world, but a few names are quite familiar to many: fish names.
Here’s a look at the most popular fish names and how they’re found in India.1.
Kullabhai, the black cod (Oryctolagus kullabhae)This fish is found in Kerala, the home of Kerala’s famous cod fishery.
It is often called the black Cod because of its black skin and a large black belly.
It can grow to a length of up to 18cm (7.8 inches) and is one of the largest fish in the ocean.2.
Mango, the bluefin tuna (Triturus erythrorhynchus)A fish that looks like a bluefin but is actually a tuna has made its way into Indian waters.
The bluefin has the longest legs in the marine world, and it has a strong fin to protect its body from the rough seas.3.
Pufferfish, the red mullet (Raimondes mora)The bluefin, or “tuna”, is often mistakenly confused with the red Mullet, the most common of all the sea creatures.
However, the true name for the red fish is the mullet.4.
Bluefish, a blue crab (Dolomedes carpioides)This red crab has become a favourite of Indian fishermen.
It has a small shell that looks similar to a fish’s, but is much larger.5.
Black sea bass, a swordfish (Styracosoma brevirostris)A black bass has become an Indian icon, with a distinctive appearance.
The fish has an orange-brown body, which is the colour of blood.
The only difference is that it can grow up to 5ft (1.8 metres) in length.6.
Red snapper, a snapper (Aphis tridactylus)This snapper is a species of swordfish found in the Atlantic Ocean.
It lives in the waters of the Indian Ocean.7.
Green crab, a crab (Coryphaena carminella)This is another one of India’s most popular species.
It swims by using its claws to push food from its mouth.
It’s found in many areas of India, including Tamil Nadu and Kerala.8.
Tiger shark, a shark (Tursiops truncatus)The tiger shark is the largest and fastest shark in the sea.
It also has a distinctive mark on its head, which it uses to mark its territory.9.
Manta ray, a ray (Manta fascicularia)This ray is a member of the ray family.
It often has blue or purple markings around its body.
It feeds on small fish, and its sting is sharp.10.
Tuna, the fish that makes sushi (Tuscan cod)This Japanese fish is known for its distinctive texture and taste.
It cooks in a steam pot, and can be served as sushi.11.
Trout, a large bluefin (Sardinian sea bass)The large bluefish is one that has been found in most Indian waters, but the one that’s caught the most is the Sardinian sea Bass.
It weighs up to a tonne and is the most dangerous fish in Indian waters because it can easily rip the flesh off of a fish and eat its entire body.12.
Black cod, the white perch (Otychelys maximus)Black cod has a very distinctive and distinct taste.
Its colour is usually blue, with brown spots, and there is usually a white speck on its underside.
It was named after the black fish that caught it.13.
Trout and swordfish, two of the most successful Indian fishermen (Seahorse swordfish)The best known of all of India is the Seahorse swordfishes, which are a catch and kill fish that are considered to be the best in the country.
The two of them are both found in rivers and lakes in India and in the Gulf of Bengal.14.
Black and yellow sea bass in the Indo-Pacific, where the fish are mostly caught (Cetacean sea bass found in Indonesia)The Asian-Pacific region has been called the “Great Catch”, with a huge number of fish being caught and released into the ocean each year.
There are more than 5,000 species of fish in this region.15.
Trout caught in the Pacific Ocean (Avalon river, Japan)This picture shows the most famous catch of all time.
The Aqueduct river is the main fishing spot in Japan and Japan is the second largest fish producer in the whole world.
It catches more than 100 tonnes of fish per year.16.
The Japanese sea bass caught in Japan (Yamakoshi river, Oita Prefecture, Japan)(Yamako Yamakoshi, Flickr)This