On the occurrence of Steinegeria rubescens Jordan and Evermann (Brammae : Pisces) in the Indian Ocean

Luther, G (1966) On the occurrence of Steinegeria rubescens Jordan and Evermann (Brammae : Pisces) in the Indian Ocean. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 8 (2). pp. 354-356.

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Abstract

One specimen of Steinegeria rubescens Jordan and Evermann (Plate, fig. 1) measuring 618 mm. standard length (682 mm. fork length) was landed on 1-3-1962 at Port Blair (Andamans) along with other fishes including Thunnus(Neothunnus) itosibi, T. (N.) macropterus, Katsuwonus pelamis, Xiphias gladius, Histiophorus spp., and Isurus glaucus by a small powered boat equipped with long-lines, fiihing off Chowra Island (08° 27' N. Lat., and 93° 02' E. Long.). As the present report is the first record of occurrence of Steinegeria rubescens in the Indian Ocean some details of the specimen are given in this account. The specimen has been deposited in the Reference Collection Museum of the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Mandapam Camp (Reg. No. CMFRl-F 178/492).

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Mandapam; Katsuwonus pelamis; Xiphias gladius; Histiophorus spp.; Isurus glaucus; Port Blair
Subjects:Fish and Fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture
ID Code:1518
Deposited By:Geetha P Mrs
Deposited On:22 Jul 2010 17:06
Last Modified:22 Jul 2010 17:06

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