Osteo-taxonomic distinction of fishes of the family Leiognathidae

James, P S B R (2008) Osteo-taxonomic distinction of fishes of the family Leiognathidae. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 55 (4). pp. 305-310.

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Abstract

The subtle external taxonomic differences between closely resembling species of Leiognathidae have been osteologically substantiated by highlighting the differences in the skull bones. Amongst them, the vomer, epiotic, basisphenoid and palatine were found to be characteristic of most of the species.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Silverbelly: Leiognathidae
Subjects:Demersal Fishes > Silverbellies
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
ID Code:117
Deposited By:Edwin Joseph
Deposited On:11 Mar 2010 15:57
Last Modified:11 Mar 2010 15:57

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