Rare occurrence of Japanese bigeye Pristigenys niphonia (Cuvier 1829), off Malabar Coast

Pavithran, P P and Manojkumar, P P and Ramachandran, N P (2014) Rare occurrence of Japanese bigeye Pristigenys niphonia (Cuvier 1829), off Malabar Coast. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (221). pp. 6-7.

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    Abstract

    The family Priacanthidae commonly inhabit rocky areas and reefs, although a few are known to inhabit open waters. Priacanthas are typically colored bright red, but some have patterns in silver, dusky brown, or black. They have unusually large eyes, suited to their habitat in deeper waters. Pristigenys is one of the genera of Priacanthidae and comprises of 3 species.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: rare occurrence; Japanese bigeye; Pristigenys niphonia; off Malabar Coast
    Subjects: Marine Ecosystems > Coral Reefs
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kozhikode
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 23 Apr 2015 06:30
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 16:00
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/10363

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