Rough triggerfish, Canthidermis maculata from Gujarat coast

Makwana Nayan, P and Solanki, V M and Sreenath, K R and Koya, Mohammed and Joshi, K K (2015) Rough triggerfish, Canthidermis maculata from Gujarat coast. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (226). p. 15. ISSN 0254-380 X

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    Abstract

    A specimen of the Rough triggerfish, Canthidermis maculata (Bloch, 1786) was landed by a multiday trawler on 25th November 2015 at Mangrol Fisheries Harbour, Gujarat. The specimen was brownish grey in colour with characteristic white spots all over the body including the head. It measured 309 mm and 256 mm in Total length and Standard length respectively with a weight of 580 g (Fig. 1). The fish is usually found in areas having sandy, muddy or rocky bottoms at a depth range of 50-100 m and is reported from the Western Indian Ocean.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Rough triggerfish; Canthidermis maculata; Gujarat coast
    Subjects: Demersal Fishes
    Divisions: CMFRI-Veraval
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2016 04:34
    Last Modified: 09 Aug 2016 04:34
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/10974

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