George, K C (1978) Postlarva of the Seerfish Scomberomorus commerson (Lacepede) (Scombridae, Pisces) from the South West Coast of India. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 20 (1 & 2). pp. 75-77.
Larval and postlarval stages of Scomberomorus are rarely recorded from Indian waters. One postlarva of S. commerson 10.7 mm in total length was obtained in an oblique tow from 55 m upwards with a Bongo net at a station 60 m depth off Cochin in December 1975, fromR.V. Rastrelliger, The specimen is described and illustrated. Compared to postlarvae of other Scomberomorus spp., the postlarva of S. commerson has a relatively longer head with a longer upper jaw and pointed snout. Myotome count in the present specimen is 46.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Seerfish; Scomberomorus commerson; Lacepede; Scombridae; Pisces|
|Subjects:||Demersal Fishes > Seerfishes|
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries|
|Deposited By:||Geetha P Mrs|
|Deposited On:||30 Jul 2010 09:19|
|Last Modified:||30 Jul 2010 09:19|
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