Mola ramsayi (Southern sunfish) : a new record from Indian waters

Mohan, S and Selvanidhi, S and Srinivasan, G and Poovannan, P (2006) Mola ramsayi (Southern sunfish) : a new record from Indian waters. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 189. pp. 23-24.


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A southern sunfish, Mola ramsayi, belonging to family Molidae, hitherto not reported from Indian waters, was noticed among mechanized trawlnet catches landed at Chennai Fisheries Harbour on 17.08.2006. It was recorded earlier from Australian, South Africa and English waters only. This male speciemen measured 835 mm, weighing 10.5 kg.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mola ramsayi; Southern sunfish; India
Subjects: Fish and Fisheries > Finfish
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture
CMFRI-Madras (Chennai)
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Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2010 10:14
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:23

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