Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758

Santhosh, B and Rohit, Prathibha and Abdussamad, E M and Megarajan, Sekhar (2017) Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758. In: Prioritized Species for Mariculture in India. ICAR - Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi, pp. 73-79. ISBN 978-93-82263-14-2

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    The common dolphinfish is an elongate and compressed fish with small cycloid scales. The mouth is large with fine teeth arranged in bands. There is a small oval tooth patch on the tongue.The lateral line is straight with an upward curve over the pectoral fin. The dorsal fin is very long, extending from the nape to the tail and has 58-66 soft rays. The anal fin is also very long, extending from behind the anus to the tail and has 25-31 soft rays. Neither of the two fins has any spine. The pelvic fins fit into a groove on the ventral part of the body.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Subjects: Fish and Fisheries > Finfish
    Aquaculture > Mariculture
    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: 03 Mar 2021 06:07
    Last Modified: 03 Mar 2021 06:07

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