On the occurrence of Dealfish Trachipterus nigrifrons Smith (Trachipterdroae : Pisces) off Vizhinjam

Luther, G and Nair, P N Radhakrishnan and Velayudhan, A K (1979) On the occurrence of Dealfish Trachipterus nigrifrons Smith (Trachipterdroae : Pisces) off Vizhinjam. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 21 (1 & 2). pp. 194-195.

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Abstract

The dealflsh Trachipterus nigrifrons Smith is reported for the first time from the Indian Coast. The morphological characters of the present specimen caught along with Trichiurus leptitrus in boat seine off Vizhinjam near Trivandrum are given together with brief remarks on the distinguishing features of the species and the distribution of the dealhshes in general.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Dealfish; Trachipterus nigrifrons Smith; Pisces
Subjects:Fish and Fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
ID Code:1830
Deposited By:Edwin Joseph
Deposited On:10 Aug 2010 11:08
Last Modified:10 Aug 2010 11:08

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