Otolithoides brunneus (Day) 1873, as a junior synonym of Otolithoides biaritus (Cantor) 1850 (Pisces : Sciaenidae), with notes on the identity of O. brunneus Dutt and Thankam (1968)

Lal Mohan, R S (1972) Otolithoides brunneus (Day) 1873, as a junior synonym of Otolithoides biaritus (Cantor) 1850 (Pisces : Sciaenidae), with notes on the identity of O. brunneus Dutt and Thankam (1968). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 14 (1). pp. 415-417.

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Abstract

An examination of the syntypes of Otolithoides biauritus Cantor and O, brunneus Day, 1573 has shown that they atfi conspecific and that the latter is to be considered a junior synonym of Otolithoides biduritus. It is also known that Chrysochir aureus (Richardson) has been misidentified by Dutt and Thankam (1968) as O. brunneus Day. This note clarifies the taxonomic status and validity of these species.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Otolithoides biauritus Cantor; O. brunneus Day
Subjects: Fish and Fisheries
Fish and Fisheries > Fish biology
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
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Date Deposited: 04 Aug 2010 09:23
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:13
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/1752

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