Redescriptions of Chelidoperca investigatoris (Alcock, 1890) and Chelidoperca occipitalis Kotthaus, 1973 (Perciformes: Serranidae) from the south-west coast of India

Bineesh, K K and Akhilesh, K V and Abdussamad, E M and Pillai, N G K and Thiel, Ralf and Jena, J K and Gopalakrishnan, A (2014) Redescriptions of Chelidoperca investigatoris (Alcock, 1890) and Chelidoperca occipitalis Kotthaus, 1973 (Perciformes: Serranidae) from the south-west coast of India. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 61 (4). pp. 118-123.

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    Abstract

    Chelidoperca investigatoris (Alcock, 1890) was described based on two specimens collected off the Madras coast (Tamil Nadu), Bay of Bengal and Chelidoperca occipitalis Kotthaus, 1973 was described from a single specimen collected off the Socotra Islands, Arabian Sea. In 2009-2010, many additional specimens of these two species were collected from off Kollam (Kerala), south-west coast of India. For C. occipitalis report from south-western India forms a considerable extension of its known distribution range. Chelidoperca investigatoris and C. occipitalis are redescribed based on these new specimens.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Chelidoperca investigatoris; Chelidoperca occipitalis; India; Perchlets; Redescription
    Subjects: Fish and Fisheries > Fish Taxonomy
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 05 Feb 2015 06:32
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 16:00
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/10302

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