Protonibea diacanthus (Lacepède, 1802)

Kizhakudan, Joe K and Kizhakudan, Shoba Joe (2017) Protonibea diacanthus (Lacepède, 1802). In: Prioritized Species for Mariculture in India. ICAR - Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi, pp. 255-259. ISBN 978-93-82263-14-2

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    Snout is pointed with large terminal mouth forming a low angle to the horizontal. Teeth are differentiated into large and small in both jaws. No canine teeth present. Lower gill rakers are 7 to 8. Dorsal fin spines are 9-10 followed by low notch and are with 22-24 soft rays. Pectoral fin is fairly small, a little more than half of the head. Anal fin is with 2 spines and seven soft rays. The second anal spine is strong. Rhomboid shaped caudal fin.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Subjects: Aquaculture > Mariculture
    Divisions: CMFRI-Madras (Chennai)
    Depositing User: Mr. Prashanth P K
    Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2021 06:03
    Last Modified: 15 Mar 2021 06:03

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