Sillago sihama (Forsskål, 1775)

Philipose, K K and Loka, Jayasree and Senthil Murugan, T (2017) Sillago sihama (Forsskål, 1775). In: Prioritized Species for Mariculture in India. ICAR - Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi, pp. 245-249. ISBN 978-93-82263-14-2

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    Body elongated with a pointed snout, upper head profile slightly convex; mouth small and terminal, villiform teeth present in jaws and on vomer; 2 or 3 (usually 2) series of scales on cheeks; a small sharp spine on opercle; gill rakers on lower limb of first arch 7-9. Two dorsal fins; first dorsal fin higher than second and with 11 weak spines and second dorsal fin with 1 spine and 20-23 soft rays; anal fin with 2 spines and 21 or 23 soft rays. Lateral line scales from 66-72. Vertebrae are 34.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Subjects: Aquaculture > Mariculture
    Divisions: CMFRI-Karwar
    Depositing User: Mr. Prashanth P K
    Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2021 06:01
    Last Modified: 15 Mar 2021 06:01

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