Chromis viridis (Cuvier, 1830)

Anikuttan, K K and Nazar, A K A and Gopakumar, G and Behera, Pralaya Ranjan (2017) Chromis viridis (Cuvier, 1830). In: Prioritized Species for Mariculture in India. ICAR - Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi, pp. 295-299. ISBN 978-93-82263-14-2

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    Body is small, ovate and laterally compressed. Base of the body is greenish, with green to blue iridescence, fading to whitish or silvery below. Caudal fin deeply forked and tips may extend into short filaments. Dorsal and anal fins may also extend into short filaments. Scales are relatively large and easily dislodged. Dorsal fin with 12 spines and 9-10 rays. Anal fin with 2 spines and 10-11 rays. Pectoral rays 17-18. Body depth 2.0-2.1 in standard length. Suborbital bones scaled, with lower margins smooth. Preopercular margin smooth. A faint dusky spot at upper base of pectoral fin. A blue line from front of snout to eyes.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Subjects: Aquaculture
    Aquaculture > Mariculture
    Aquaculture > Ornamental Fishes
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    Depositing User: Mr. Prashanth P K
    Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2021 05:01
    Last Modified: 08 Feb 2021 05:01

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