Originally published in 1877. This little book was intended by the author to be used as a handbook or for reference. It is not an extensive research into the various fishes of India, but can be used by anyone with an interest in the subject. Contents include: On Ichthyology in General, and that of the Indian Fresh Waters in Particular - On Classification - On Distribution - Descriptions of some of the Principal Families of Fish - Of The Species and Genera Inhabiting the Fresh Waters of the Indian Continent - Habits, Breeding Etc. - List of Freshwater Fishes of the Indian Continent - Index to Native names and Synonyms - List of References and Abbreviations. Author: Captain R,Beavan Language: English Keywords: Zoology / Natural History Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Obscure Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.