Otolithoides biauritus (Cantor, 1849)

Kizhakudan, Joe K and Kizhakudan, Shoba Joe and Megarajan, Sekhar (2017) Otolithoides biauritus (Cantor, 1849). In: Prioritized Species for Mariculture in India. ICAR - Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi, pp. 251-254. ISBN 978-93-82263-14-2

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    It has an acute snout with large terminal mouth, the upper jaw reaching back beyond the eye. No canine teeth are present, but a few small and strong teeth are present in both jaws. Lower gill rakers are 11. Swim bladder is carrot shaped with a single pair of appendages, arising from the posterior end of the bladder. Dorsal fin is with 8-9 spines followed by a low notch, second part of the fin is with one spine and 27-37 soft rays. Pectoral fin is moderate, about 75 % of head length. Anal fin is with two spines and 7-8 soft rays.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Subjects: Aquaculture > Mariculture
    Divisions: CMFRI-Madras (Chennai)
    Depositing User: Mr. Prashanth P K
    Date Deposited: 12 Mar 2021 06:02
    Last Modified: 12 Mar 2021 06:02
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/14973

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