Parastromateus niger (Bloch, 1795)

Kizhakudan, Joe K and Kizhakudan, Shoba Joe (2017) Parastromateus niger (Bloch, 1795). In: Prioritized Species for Mariculture in India. ICAR - Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi, pp. 133-137. ISBN 978-93-82263-14-2

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    Body is rhomboid, scaly, strongly compressed and deep grey-brown to dark grey in colour. The head is blunt with a terminal mouth. Both dorsal and anal fins are triangular. The sickle-shaped slender pectoral fin extends beyond mid-body. A number of small scutes are present on the slender caudal peduncle. Dorsal fin is with 2-6 spines and 41-46 soft rays; anal fin is with 2 spines and 35-40 soft rays. Pelvic fins are absent in fish over 9 cm size.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Subjects: Aquaculture > Mariculture
    Demersal Fishes > Pomfrets
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture

    CMFRI-Madras (Chennai)
    Depositing User: Mr. Prashanth P K
    Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2021 06:07
    Last Modified: 15 Mar 2021 06:07

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