First record of the Indian golden-barred butterflyfish, Roa jayakari (Norman, 1939) (Family: Chaetodontidae) from the east coast of India

Behera, Pralaya Ranjan and Ranjith, L and Edward, Loveson and Muktha, M and Ghosh, Shubhadeep (2015) First record of the Indian golden-barred butterflyfish, Roa jayakari (Norman, 1939) (Family: Chaetodontidae) from the east coast of India. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, 44 (10). pp. 1512-1515.

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    Abstract

    A single specimen of Roa jayakari measuring total length 85.3 mm weighing 15.3 g was collected from trawl bycatch of a multiday trawler of Visakhapatnam fishing harbour. Morphometric and eristic characters of the recorded specimen are described and discussed. Present occurrence of this species is the first record from east coast of India that is range extension of its known distribution within Indian Ocean.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: East coast of India; First record; Roa jayakari; Range extension
    Subjects: Demersal Fishes
    Divisions: CMFRI-Mangalore
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 15 Jul 2016 08:15
    Last Modified: 15 Jul 2016 08:15
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/10928

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