Studies on demersal fishes of the deep neritic waters and the continental slope 3. On the occurrence of the oil fish Ruvettus pretiosus Cocco (Gempylidae : Pisces) on the upper continental slope along the south-west coast of India

Silas, E G and Regunathan, A (1974) Studies on demersal fishes of the deep neritic waters and the continental slope 3. On the occurrence of the oil fish Ruvettus pretiosus Cocco (Gempylidae : Pisces) on the upper continental slope along the south-west coast of India. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 16 (1). pp. 291-293.

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Abstract

A specimen of Ruvettus pretiosus Cocco (Gempylidae : Pisces) measuring 310 mm in total length was obtained in trawl collections from 85 fathoms in the Quilon Bank (9°04'N, 75°31 'E.) on 7th November 1968. The paper embodies a description with illustrations of this species which has not been described from the Indian Seas upto now.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Ruvettus pretiosus Cocco; Quilon
Subjects:Demersal Fishes
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
ID Code:1794
Deposited By:Edwin Joseph
Deposited On:07 Aug 2010 16:57
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