Occurrence of the Japanese seahorse Hippocampus mohnikei Bleeker 1854 from the Palk Bay coast of south-eastern India

Thangaraj, M and Lipton, A P (2007) Occurrence of the Japanese seahorse Hippocampus mohnikei Bleeker 1854 from the Palk Bay coast of south-eastern India. Journal of Fish Biology, 70. pp. 310-312.

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    Abstract

    A female Hippocampus mohnikei Bleeker, with a size of 70 mm overall length (trunk length þ tail length þ head length) was collected as a by-catch on 3 April 2005 off Mullimunai in Palk Bay coast, South India (09°459 N; 79°019 E). The specimen was found at a depth of 6 m, among Halophila and Thalasia species of sea grasses. The specimen is preserved in the museum collections at Vizhinjam Research Centre of the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI), Vizhinjam (Cat. No. 146).

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Hippocampus mohnikei; Palk Bay
    Subjects: Demersal Fishes > seahorses
    Divisions: CMFRI-Vizhinjam
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 29 Jul 2014 04:54
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:59
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/10149

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