Pomacanthus semicirculatus (Cuvier, 1831)

Madhu, K and Madhu, Rema and Xavier, Biji (2017) Pomacanthus semicirculatus (Cuvier, 1831). In: Prioritized Species for Mariculture in India. ICAR - Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi, pp. 353-357. ISBN 978-93-82263-14-2

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    Abstract

    The body of this fish is deep and compressed. This species has spectacular colouring both as juveniles and as adults. As juveniles of 3 inches or lesser sizes, the fish is dark coloured with brilliant white and blue stripes running vertically on the body. The stripes become semi-circular at the base of the body lending the epithet "Semicircle angel" to this fish. As the fish grows the bands fade out.

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

    CMFRI-Visakhapatnam
    Depositing User: Mr. Prashanth P K
    Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2021 06:04
    Last Modified: 15 Mar 2021 06:04
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/14987

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