A rare occurrence and biology of the Slender sunfish, Ranzania laevis (Actinopterygii: Tetraodontiformes: Molidae), in the coastal waters of Mumbai, North-West Coast of India

Purushottama, G B and Chellappan, Anulekshmi and Ramkumar, C and Thakurdas, S and Mhadgut, Bala (2016) A rare occurrence and biology of the Slender sunfish, Ranzania laevis (Actinopterygii: Tetraodontiformes: Molidae), in the coastal waters of Mumbai, North-West Coast of India. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, 43 (8). pp. 1554-1559.

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    Abstract

    Slender sunfish, Ranzania laevis measuring a total length of 52.5 cm and weighing 3.8 kg was caught from a depth of 40 m in the multiday dol net operated 156 km away from the Pachu Bandar Vasai Fort, Mumbai coast, Maharashtra. Detailed Morphmetric measurements, meristic counts and biology of fish were presented in the paper. This species was caught after 48 years off Mumbai, North-West Coast of India.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Slender sunfish, Mumbai, Morphometric, Meristic, Biology
    Subjects: Fishery biology
    Divisions: CMFRI-Mumbai
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2016 10:11
    Last Modified: 11 Aug 2016 10:11
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/10989

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