Lethrinus lentjan (Lacepéde, 1802)

Muktha, M (2017) Lethrinus lentjan (Lacepéde, 1802). In: Prioritized Species for Mariculture in India. ICAR - Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi, pp. 111-115. ISBN 978-93-82263-14-2

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    Abstract

    Lethrinus lentjan has 10 spines and 9 soft rays in the dorsal fin, 3 spines and 8 soft rays in the anal fin. The base of pectoral fin has very few scales and sometimes may even be naked. This fish is distinguished by the reddish colour on posterior margin of the operculum, hence the name pink ear emperor fish. The base of the pectoral fin can also be red sometimes. Body is olive-greenish in colour, becoming lighter colour ventrally.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Subjects: Marine Fisheries > Marine Fishing
    Aquaculture > Mariculture
    Divisions: CMFRI-Visakhapatnam
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    Depositing User: Mr. Prashanth P K
    Date Deposited: 12 Mar 2021 05:49
    Last Modified: 12 Mar 2021 05:49
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/14961

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