Association of a commensal fish Carapus sp with Holothuria spinifera

Asha, P S (2007) Association of a commensal fish Carapus sp with Holothuria spinifera. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 192 . pp. 16-17.

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Abstract

Pearl fish belonging to the family Carapidae is generally found living inside different invertebrate hosts like holothurians, sea starsand bivalves. The fishes under the genus,Carapusare commensals and often use their hosts as shelters. They are found in the respiratory tree or inside the body cavity of different holothurians.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:commensal fish; Carapus; Holothuria spinifera; Pearl fish;
Subjects:Fishery biology
Divisions:CMFRI-Tuticorin
ID Code:3991
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Deposited On:08 Sep 2010 16:58
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