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2016 - Native Fish Quiz!

 
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 07, 2016 7:48 pm Post subject: 2016 - Native Fish Quiz! Reply with quote

 
 Congrats!!  
 Humaid  Shaikh
 Navneeth  Kumar
 

 
 
 
 Link  to  quiz  -  https://goo.gl/forms/NWw5vMxuYwMxb3Hk1
 
 Few  basic  terms  for  the  quiz  
 1.  Open  from  August  18th  till  August  22nd  2016  
 2.  Anyone  other  than  organizers  can  participate  in  the  quiz  
 3.  Only  one  (and  first)  submission  will  be  considered  per  contestant  
 4.  Please  enter  your  full  name  and  forum  username  in  the  relevant  field  
 5.  There  might  be  2  more  rounds  in  case  of  tie


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 21, 2016 9:32 am Post subject: Re: 2016 - Native Fish Quiz! Reply with quote

 Update  :
 
 1.  Extending  the  deadline  by  1day  as  few  requested  for  the  same
 
 2.  There  is  one  more  prize  this  year  for  contestant  getting  all  the  answers  right  :)
 
 3.  The  purpose  of  the  quiz  is  to  encourage  enthusiasts  to  know  more  about  native  fishes  of  India.  Will  be  posting  the  answers  once  the  winners  are  announced
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 23, 2016 10:06 am Post subject: Re: 2016 - Native Fish Quiz! Reply with quote

 Thank  you  all!  Hope  to  have  the  results  out  before  weekend.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 30, 2016 7:29 pm Post subject: Re: 2016 - Native Fish Quiz! Reply with quote

 Here  are  the  answers  -
 1.  What  is  the  scientific  name  of  the  snakehead  that  was  well  known  in  the  hobby  but  described  in  2015-16
 
 Answer:  Channa  pardalis
 
 2.  What  is  the  genus  that  means  sticky  chest  and  name  a  species  (scientific  name)  of  the  same  genus  which  is  endemic(only  found  in)  to  Karnataka
 
 Answer:  Glyptothorax,  Glyptothorax  kudremukhensis
 
 3.  What  is  the  scientific  name  of  the  catfish  which  is  first  from  its  genus  to  be  described  (2015-2016)  from  Southern  India
 
 Answer:  Amblyceps  accari
 
 4.  Name  the  barb  with  28-32  lateral  line  scales,  fins  orange  in  color  and  adult  males  have  tubercles
 
 Answer:  Hypselobarbus  jerdoni
 
 5.  Identify  the  fish
 
 Answer:  Pethia  nigripinnis
 
 6.  Ophiocephalus  is  synonym  of  which  present  day  genus
 
 Answer:  Channa
 
 7.  Name  the  species  of  catfish  endemic  to  Kerala  with  following  hints  (1)  Only  species  of  the  genus  to  be  found  in  southern  India,  co-geners  found  in  north-east  India  (2)  The  name  of  the  genus  in  latin  means  a  type  of  grain  
 
 Answer:  Olyra  astrifera
 
 8.  Identify  the  fish
 
 Answer:  Dawkinsia  arulius
 
 9.  What  is  the  state  fish  of  Madhya  Pradesh  (scientific  name)
 
 Answer:  Tor  tor
 
 10.  Name  the  genus  of  loach  which  is  named  after  a  region  of  India
 
 Answer:  Ghatsa
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 This  was  the  the  prize  that  no  one  got  -
 
 
 Since  no  one  got  all  of  them  right.
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