Platax teira (Forsskål, 1775)

Madhu, Rema and Madhu, K (2017) Platax teira (Forsskål, 1775). In: Prioritized Species for Mariculture in India. ICAR - Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi, pp. 349-352. ISBN 978-93-82263-14-2

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    Body is deep and compressed; body depth is 0.9-1.2 times standard length of fish. Juveniles are also deep bodied with very long pelvic fins and long anal and dorsal fins (which shorten on becoming adults). Fins are elevated in both adults and juveniles. The fish is covered with small, ctenoid scales. It has a terminal mouth with bands of tricuspid teeth. Adults are silver-grey in colour, with a dark band through the eye extending to origin of pelvic fin and from base of dorsal fin origin to belly. A black blotch may be present at the terminus of the second band.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Subjects: 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: 15 Mar 2021 06:05
    Last Modified: 15 Mar 2021 06:05

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