Record of the sunfish Masturus oxyuropterus (Bleeker) from the Indian coast

Devaraj, M and Nammalwar, P and Thiagarajan, R (1976) Record of the sunfish Masturus oxyuropterus (Bleeker) from the Indian coast. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 18 (3). pp. 663-666.

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Abstract

The sunfish Masturus oxyuropierus (Bleeker) is reported for the first time from the Indian Coast. The morphological features of the present specimen from the Gulf of Mannar and the distribution of this species are dealt with. The liver of the fish was found infested with seventy-two blastocysts of the cestode, Molicola horridus (Goodsir)

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:sunfish; Masturus oxyuropierus; Bleeker; Gulf of Mannar; Molicola horridus
Subjects:Fish and Fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
ID Code:1475
Deposited By:Geetha P Mrs
Deposited On:30 Jul 2010 11:23
Last Modified:30 Jul 2010 11:23

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