Siganus canaliculatus (Park, 1797)

Ignatius, Boby and Imelda, Joseph and Megarajan, Sekhar (2017) Siganus canaliculatus (Park, 1797). In: Prioritized Species for Mariculture in India. ICAR - Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi, pp. 145-151. ISBN 978-93-82263-14-2

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    The body is compressed and slender. Snout is blunt and anterior nostril has a long flap in juveniles which disappears in adult fish. A forward-directed spine is present in front of dorsal fin. Dorsal fin rays are banded. The caudal fin is almost emarginated in specimens under 10 cm standard length and forked in larger fish. Scales are minute with 21-27 scale rows between lateral line and base of anterior dorsal spines. Cheeks are scaleless.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Subjects: Aquaculture > Mariculture
    Demersal Fishes > Ribbon fishes
    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 06:01
    Last Modified: 15 Mar 2021 06:01

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