On some interesting fishes from the southwest coast of India

Kuthalingam, M D K and Rajagopalan, M S and Sreenivasan, P V and Lazarus, S and Livingston, P (1973) On some interesting fishes from the southwest coast of India. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 15 (2). pp. 877-881.


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The marine fish fauna occurring at Vizhinjam usually consists of a variety of interesting species and this note deals with the diagnostic characters of nine species of fishes which were collected during field trips. These are: Velifer africanus, Samaris cristatus, Aspidonotus tractus, Uraspis helvola, Thyrsoidea macrura, Chihmyeterus orbicularis, Diodon hystrix, D. holacanthus and D, maculifer. Of these Velifer africanus is a new record to the Indian Seas. Thyrsoidea macrura described herein isthelongest specimen of giant moray eel hitherto recorded.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Velifer africanus; Samaris cristatus; Aspidonotus tractus; Uraspis helvola; Thyrsoidea macrura; Chihmyeterus orbicularis; Diodon hystrix; D. holacanthus; D. maculifer.
Subjects: Fish and Fisheries
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
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Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2010 08:46
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:13
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/1786

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