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Physical Features and Anatomy of Rohu and Squid Fishes

Posted Sep 18 2012 5:27am

Physical Features of Rohu Fish

Rohu fish is a kind of fish which belongs to the carp family Cyprinidae. It is largely found in streams and freshwater ponds in and around South Asia and South-East Asia. This fish is of omnivorous type and it is very delicious. This fish is largely liked by the people of Bangladesh, and in Northern India. The Brahmin community of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh consider this Rohu fish as their sacred food and they eat this fish on all auspicious functions. The Rohu fish is called in different names in different languages. This fish is reared in Kerala and it is a non oily white fish.

Physical Features of Squid Fish

Squids are cephalopods, a large phylum of invertebrates, of the order Teuthida. There are about 300 species of squids. Squid has a different head, two-sided regularity, a lawyer, and arms similar to other cephalopods. Squid has eight arms organized in pairs and two, typically longer, tentacles similar to cuttlefish. Though the Squids are very good swimmers , they can even fly for a short distance above the water.

A Dish Prepared From Rohu Fish

Rohu is an important water civilized freshwater species in South Asia. When civilized it does not breed in lentic atmosphere and as a result induced eggs becomes essential. The dish Potoler Dolma prepared from the stuffed Rohu is considered to be a delicious food. Rohu is well-liked by the people of Northern India and Pakistan and it is a part of special food in Lahore cooking when it is prepared with butter and spices. The people of Iraq admired this food to a great extent.

A Dish Prepared From Squid Fish

Numerous species of squid are famous as food in China, Greek, Japan, Turkey, Portugal and other countries. Most of the natives of English speaking countries in the world admired this as a food to a great extent. To prepare squid for food the body of the squid is cut into flat pieces or sliced in circular form .Almost all the parts of the squid are eatable except the beak and the Gladius. Since Squid is rich in zinc, manganese, copper, selenium, vitamin B12, and riboflavin it is recommended for inclusion in daily food.

Anatomy of Rohu Fish

The scientific name of the Rohu is Labeo Rohita and it forms a major part of the Indian commercial fishing industry. This typical fish can attain a maximum length of 200 cm and a weight of 45 kilos. There are blue or black scales on the back side of the fish and lightly and silvery scales on the stomach. This fish has a sole dorsal fin besides two pectoral and anal fins, a forked caudal fin. The mouth of this fish is small and the fish has no scales on the head.

Anatomy of Squid Fish

The main body mass of the squid is attached in the mantle. The mantle has a swimming fin along every side. These fins, which are different in other marine organisms, are not the major cause of movement in most species. The skin of the squid is concealed with chromatophores . This chromatophores eases the squid to alter the color according to the atmosphere and conceal itself. The bottom portion of the body is lighter than the topside to hide itself from the prey and the predator. More information about rohu by siamcanadian


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